Sgt Elza Lester Raymond

Sgt Elza Lester Raymond

Illinois, USA
Death 4 Jun 1942 (aged 19–20)
Midway Islands, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

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Sergeant Elza Lester Raymond, Sn# 278634, earned the following badges/decorations for his service in the United States Marine Corps during World War II:
- Navy Air Crew Wings
- Distinguished Flying Cross
- Purple Heart Medal
- Combat Action Ribbon
- Presidential Unit Citation
- Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
- American Defense Service Medal
- Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations Medal with one bronze battle/campaign star
- World War II Victory Medal

**NOTE** - A portion of this bio is based on information from the website They have done a fantastic job of researching approximately 3000 US Marines whose bodies were lost in the war. This writer wholeheartedly recommends their site for researchers or families of the missing. - Rick Lawrence, MSgt., USMC/USAFR {RET})

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Maintained by: Rick Lawrence
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56119989
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Elza Lester Raymond (1922–4 Jun 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56119989, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Rick Lawrence (contributor 47207615) .