Melvin Rudolph Chase

Melvin Rudolph Chase

District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 19 Mar 1944 (aged 19)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 12, Site 1821
Memorial ID 85834825 · View Source
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Son of Charles Edward Chase and Fannie Olivia Chase. Melvin was one of seventeen children.

Husband of Wilhelmina Greenfield Chase.

Father of Melvin Rudolph Chase Jr. and Ira Chase.

Melvin served as a Technician Fifth Grade, Company C, 1314th Engineers, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in the District of Columbia prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on May 6, 1943 at Fort Myer, Virginia. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and also as Married.

He died in the "Line Of Duty" in a Non-Battle related incident during the war.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on July 14, 1948.

Service # 33741102

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: Anne Cady
  • Added: 27 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85834825
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Rudolph Chase (13 Apr 1924–19 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85834825, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .