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LTJG George Joseph Chadick

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LTJG George Joseph Chadick

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
24 Jun 1945 (aged 24)
China
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Sec: 34, Site: 4464
Memorial ID
49165480 View Source

Son of Frank P. Chadick and Gertrude M. Ryan Chadick.

George served as a Lieutenant (Junior Grade) on PB4Y-2 patrol bomber (#59553), Crew #3, US Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-119, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

George was "Killed In Action" when his PB4Y-2, which was flying cover during the rescue operation of Lt. F. D. Murphy, crashed for an unknown reason over the LuiChou peninsula, China during the war. He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross".

He was originally interred in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and was later interred here on March 25, 1949.

Service # 346834

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Special thanks to Dave Deatherage for submitting info on this crash and crew members!

Those who perished on PB4Y-2 patrol bomber (#59553):

Baters, Norman E ~ S1c, Ohio
Chadick, George J ~ Lt (jg), Delaware
Comstock, Willard P ~ Lt, Pilot, Minnesota
Denzig, Marvin R ~ Lt (jg), Michigan
Meyer, Louis D ~ AOM3c, Louisiana
Morin, Robert E ~ AMMF2c, New Hampshire
Pukita, Leonard ~ AMMF3c, Pennsylvania
Reed, Henry E ~ ARM3c, Wisconsin
Roadifer, Orial A ~ ACMM, South Dakota
Rose, Garr L ~ ARM1c, Utah
Shaffer, Kenneth E, Jr ~ Lt (jg), Co-Pilot, Arizona
Wagner, Lyle W ~ AMMF3c, Pennsylvania

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Son of Frank P. Chadick and Gertrude M. Ryan Chadick.

George served as a Lieutenant (Junior Grade) on PB4Y-2 patrol bomber (#59553), Crew #3, US Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-119, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

George was "Killed In Action" when his PB4Y-2, which was flying cover during the rescue operation of Lt. F. D. Murphy, crashed for an unknown reason over the LuiChou peninsula, China during the war. He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross".

He was originally interred in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and was later interred here on March 25, 1949.

Service # 346834

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Special thanks to Dave Deatherage for submitting info on this crash and crew members!

Those who perished on PB4Y-2 patrol bomber (#59553):

Baters, Norman E ~ S1c, Ohio
Chadick, George J ~ Lt (jg), Delaware
Comstock, Willard P ~ Lt, Pilot, Minnesota
Denzig, Marvin R ~ Lt (jg), Michigan
Meyer, Louis D ~ AOM3c, Louisiana
Morin, Robert E ~ AMMF2c, New Hampshire
Pukita, Leonard ~ AMMF3c, Pennsylvania
Reed, Henry E ~ ARM3c, Wisconsin
Roadifer, Orial A ~ ACMM, South Dakota
Rose, Garr L ~ ARM1c, Utah
Shaffer, Kenneth E, Jr ~ Lt (jg), Co-Pilot, Arizona
Wagner, Lyle W ~ AMMF3c, Pennsylvania

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Gravesite Details

LT JG USN CO VPB 119


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