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 Melvin Lawrence Whitaker

Melvin Lawrence Whitaker

Birth
Baker County, Oregon, USA
Death 19 Dec 1943 (aged 32)
New Zealand
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Section C Site 1057
Memorial ID 57647354 · View Source
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5th of 7 children of EDWARD LAWRENCE WHITAKER & ADA AGNES CHAMBERLAIN

Note: baptized Claude Lawrence Whitaker

Military Service: US Navy WWII in Pacific theater, Navy Seaman 1st Class

Born: Paddy Creek, Baker Co., Oregon

Died: Dec 14, 1943 (age 32), took ill in New Guinea, died a few days later in US Naval Hospital in New Zealand; food poisoning

Buried: Re-interred in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Oahu, Hawaii

Never married, no children




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  • Created by: Catherine Clemens Sevenau
  • Added: 24 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57647354
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Lawrence Whitaker (18 Apr 1911–19 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57647354, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Catherine Clemens Sevenau (contributor 47082189) .