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Pfc. Philip Wellington Chillas Jr.

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Pfc. Philip Wellington Chillas Jr.

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
22 Jan 1945 (aged 24)
Vielsalm, Arrondissement de Bastogne, Luxembourg, Belgium
Burial
Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Plot
Section E ~ Row 1 ~ Grave 16
Memorial ID
56280086 View Source

Philip, who resided at 307 Ohio Avenue, Brookland Terrace, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private First Class, 289th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on June 23, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as Married.

Philip was "Killed In Action" in Belgium. It's noted that he was killed in the Grand Bois area, Belgium on the Road to Vielsalm.

He had served in the Army for seven months at the time of his death and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 42145854

Son of Philip Wellington Chillas, Sr. and Rebecca Huntsman Chillas.

Husband of Annabelle L. Hill Chillas.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Philip, who resided at 307 Ohio Avenue, Brookland Terrace, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private First Class, 289th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on June 23, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as Married.

Philip was "Killed In Action" in Belgium. It's noted that he was killed in the Grand Bois area, Belgium on the Road to Vielsalm.

He had served in the Army for seven months at the time of his death and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 42145854

Son of Philip Wellington Chillas, Sr. and Rebecca Huntsman Chillas.

Husband of Annabelle L. Hill Chillas.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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PFC 289 INF 75 DIV DELAWARE

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56280086
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56280086/philip-wellington-chillas: accessed ), memorial page for Pfc. Philip Wellington Chillas Jr. (2 Aug 1920–22 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56280086, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .