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PFC Edward B Van Zile, Jr

PFC Edward B Van Zile, Jr

Birth
Death 24 Feb 1945 (aged 19)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot N, 1536
Memorial ID 3795387 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Edward B. Van Zile, Sr.

Edward served as a Private First Class, 14th Marines, 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Chesham, Cheshire County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Edward was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Iwo Jima 4th Division Cemetery and was later repatriated here on February 16, 1949.

Service # 552800

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3795387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Edward B Van Zile, Jr (16 Oct 1925–24 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3795387, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .