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William Green Chase
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Birth: May 25, 1920
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1943
Bexar County
Texas, USA

2nd LT U.S. ARMY
INFANTRY

William was the 22 year old son of Clarence C. Chase (Minnesota) and Alexina Fall (Texas) of El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas. He was single and at the time of His death, was based at Fort Sam Houston, Bexar Co., Texas.

William was actively serving as a U.S. Army 2nd LT, at the Leon Springs Reservation at Camp Bullis, when He was accidentally killed by an 81 MM mortar, which fell short of the target and exploded causing serious injuries.

1930 U.S. Census - El Paso,
El Paso Co., Texas:
Clarence C. Chase 48 Minnesota
Alexina (wife) 42 Texas
Emma A. (daughter) 13 Texas
Albert B.F. (son) 11 Texas
WILLIAM G. (son) 9 California
Mary A. (daughter) 7 Texas
Clarence C. (son) 5 Texas

1940 U.S. Census - White Mt.,
Lincoln Co., New Mexico:
Clarence C. Chase 56 Minnesota
Alexina F. (wife) 50 Texas
Albert B.F. (son) 22 Texas
WILLIAM G. (son) 19 California
Mary Alexina (daughter) 17 TX
Clarence C. (son) 15 Texas

U.S. WWII Army Enlistment:
Feb. 5, 1942 Fort Bliss, TX:
WILLIAM G. CHASE b: 1920 CA

Sources:
CA Birth Index: 1905-1995
1930-1940 U.S. Census
Texas Deaths: 1890-1976
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs website
U.S. WWII Enlistment Records: 1938-1946 
 
Burial:
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: B, 0, 251
 
Maintained by: Our Ancestors Branches
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 484716
William Green Chase
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