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LCDR Emile Chourre

  • Birth 28 Aug 1894 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 26 Jan 1938 Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: off San Diego, Cal.
  • Memorial ID 51275720

Ensign E. Chourre, USNRF, was designated Naval Aviator #1591 in 1918. Accepted a USN commission following the World War.

Lt. Commander Chourre, USN, was killed in a plane crash at the U.S. Army Air Corps Scott Field.

During World War II, the aircraft repair ship USS CHOURRE (ARV-1) was named in his honor.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 18 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51275720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Emile Chourre (28 Aug 1894–26 Jan 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51275720, ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a off San Diego, Cal..