YN1 William Leonard Schrader

YN1 William Leonard Schrader

Birth
Death 10 Nov 1944
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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William, who resided in Summit Bridge, Delaware, served as a Yeoman First Class with the U.S.S. Mount Hood (AE-11), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He enlisted in the Navy on November 12, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware.

William was declared "Missing In Action" when the U.S.S. Mount Hood exploded, for an unknown reason, and sunk in the Pacific Ocean during the war.

He had served in the Navy for two years at the time of his death.

Service # 7225712

William was the only Delawarean to perish on the Mount Hood.

Son of Claude B. Voshell and Mae Schrader Voshell.

It is believed that Claude B. Voshell was his step-father.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56777505
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for YN1 William Leonard Schrader (unknown–10 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56777505, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .