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Pvt. John Willard Chandler

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Pvt. John "Willard" Chandler

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
12 Sep 1943 (aged 25)
Burial
Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
50481133 View Source

John "Willard" served as a Private, Battery B, 169th Field Artillery Battalion, attached to an Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He was "Killed In Action" on New Guinea during the War. He served in the Army for two year and five months and was awarded a Purple Heart.

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Pennsylvania) instead of his state of residence (Delaware).

Service # 32070910

Son of Thomas J. Chandler and Isabella Derickson Chandler who resided in Hockessin, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )

John "Willard" served as a Private, Battery B, 169th Field Artillery Battalion, attached to an Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He was "Killed In Action" on New Guinea during the War. He served in the Army for two year and five months and was awarded a Purple Heart.

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Pennsylvania) instead of his state of residence (Delaware).

Service # 32070910

Son of Thomas J. Chandler and Isabella Derickson Chandler who resided in Hockessin, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )

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Entered the service from Delaware


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