Sk1 Ernest Leroy Eavey, Jr
Cenotaph

Sk1 Ernest Leroy Eavey, Jr

Birth
Keedysville, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 25 Nov 1944
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56129363 · View Source
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Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Leroy Eavey, Sr.

Ernest served as a Storekeeper, First Class, U.S.S. Liscome Bay (CVE-56), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Keedysville, Washington County, Maryland prior to the war.

He was declared "Missing In Action" 20 miles southwest of Butaritari Island in the Pacific when the Liscome Bay was sunk by a torpedo from Japanese submarine I-175. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 6021592

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Maryland.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56129363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sk1 Ernest Leroy Eavey, Jr (unknown–25 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56129363, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .