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Tec4 Donald Blair "Blair" Ellis
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1922
Laurel
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1943, At Sea

Son of Wilbur P. Ellis and Elsie C. Hastings Ellis who resided at 804 Central Avenue, Laurel, Delaware.

Donald served as a Technician Fourth Grade in the 31st Signal Construction Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on November 6, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Sales clerk and as being Single, without dependents.

Donald was declared "Missing In Action" when the HMT Rohna, on which he was a passenger, was attacked along with four other ships, by multiple Luftwaffe Heinkel 177 aircraft and sunk. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He had served the Army for one year at the time of his death and was decorated with the Purple Heart.

Service # 12133696

Donald also has a "Cenotaph" in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Laurel, Delaware. (see below) 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilbur Pierce Ellis (1893 - 1954)
  Elsie Collins Hastings Ellis (1897 - 1953)
 
 Siblings:
  Wilbur Pierce Ellis (1917 - 2012)*
  Richard Hastings Ellis (1919 - 1989)*
  Joseph Charles Ellis (1921 - 1978)*
  Donald Blair Ellis (1922 - 1943)*
  Donald Blair Ellis (1922 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial
Carthage
Tunis, Tunisia
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56246799
Tec4 Donald Blair Blair Ellis
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Tec4 Donald Blair Blair Ellis
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Tec4 Donald Blair Blair Ellis
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- David P. Wilson
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
Delaware
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015

- Irene LaCombe
 Added: Feb. 15, 2011
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