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S2 George Raymond Eisele

S2 George Raymond Eisele

Birth
Gillette, Campbell County, Wyoming, USA
Death 12 Nov 1942 (aged 19)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56782188 · View Source
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Seaman Second Class Eisele was one of 19 crew Killed in Action aboard USS San Francisco (CA-38) when the heavy cruiser was attacked by a Japanese torpedo bomber off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. The torpedo failed to do
damage but the plane crashed into the aft of the ship.

S2c Eisele was awarded the Navy Cross. The destroyer escort U.S.S. Eisele (DE-34) was named in his memory.

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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Wyoming.

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  • Maintained by: Tim Cook
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56782188
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S2 George Raymond Eisele (15 May 1923–12 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56782188, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .