Pvt Emzie Ernest Waddell
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Pvt Emzie Ernest Waddell

Birth
Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
Death 27 Nov 1943 (aged 19)
At Sea
Cenotaph Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 96509335 · View Source
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Pvt. Waddell was in the 853rd Engineer Battalion Aviation, and headed to the CBI theatre of operations to build airfields. The Liberty ship SS Lambert Cadwalader transported the battalion from Newport News, Virginia to Oran, French Algeria. There they boarded the British troop ship HMT Rohna, headed to India. Their convoy was attacked by German bombers, and the Rohna was sunk. Of 2,388 on board, there were 1,149 deaths, and hundreds of soldiers were never recovered from the Mediterranean, including Pvt. Waddell.


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  • Created by: Tom
  • Added: 4 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96509335
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Emzie Ernest Waddell (8 Feb 1924–27 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96509335, citing Sumach Cemetery, Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Tom (contributor 47912278) .