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RM3 Sylvester Carroll Bell, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Maryland, USA
Death: May 7, 1942, At Sea

Son of Mr. Sylvester C. Bell, Sr. who resided in Bowie, Prince George's County, Maryland during the war.

Sylvester served as a Radioman, Third Class, USS Sims (DD-409), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was declared "Missing In Action" when the Sims was sunk in the Battle of The Coral Sea when three 250 kg (551 lb) bombs from Japanese Val dive bombers hit the destroyer during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 2563423
 
 
Note: Entered the service from Maryland.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56772173
RM3 Sylvester Carroll Bell, Jr
Added by: Tim Cook
 
RM3 Sylvester Carroll Bell, Jr
Added by: Tim Cook
 
RM3 Sylvester Carroll Bell, Jr
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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