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Pvt Hoy Y Lim

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Pvt Hoy Y Lim

Birth
Death
9 Aug 1944 (aged 26)
Burial
Stickney, Cook County, Illinois, USA Add to Map
Plot
grave 2239 in the Chinese section
Memorial ID
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Chicago Tribune November 28, 1944:

ARMY REPORTS 1,366 KILLED IN TWO WAR AREAS

87 Illinoisans Named on Casualty List.
Washington, D. C., Nov. 27. -- The war department today made public the names of 1,366 United States soldiers killed in action in the European and Mediterranean areas. Eighty-seven Illinoisans are named in the report. Those listed below are from the European area unless indicated otherwise.
. . . Lim, Pvt. Hoy Y. -- Lim Look, father, 2229 Wentworth av.

Chicago Tribune November 27, 1949:

Hoy Y. Lim
Military services for Hoy Y. Lim of 2229 Wentworth av., first Chicago Chinese killed in action in World War II, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel at 2236 Wentworth av. under the auspices of the American Legion. Burial will be in Mount Auburn cemetery.

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World War II Army enlistment database indicates he enlisted April 14, 1941 at Chicago.
Chicago Tribune November 28, 1944:

ARMY REPORTS 1,366 KILLED IN TWO WAR AREAS

87 Illinoisans Named on Casualty List.
Washington, D. C., Nov. 27. -- The war department today made public the names of 1,366 United States soldiers killed in action in the European and Mediterranean areas. Eighty-seven Illinoisans are named in the report. Those listed below are from the European area unless indicated otherwise.
. . . Lim, Pvt. Hoy Y. -- Lim Look, father, 2229 Wentworth av.

Chicago Tribune November 27, 1949:

Hoy Y. Lim
Military services for Hoy Y. Lim of 2229 Wentworth av., first Chicago Chinese killed in action in World War II, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel at 2236 Wentworth av. under the auspices of the American Legion. Burial will be in Mount Auburn cemetery.

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World War II Army enlistment database indicates he enlisted April 14, 1941 at Chicago.

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  • Created by: Russ C
  • Added: Feb 8, 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84707236/hoy_y-lim: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Hoy Y Lim (20 Feb 1918–9 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 84707236, citing Mount Auburn Memorial Park, Stickney, Cook County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Russ C (contributor 46877662).