Donald R. Chandler

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NAME
Donald Ross Chandler
NICKNAME
MCSN
285467
HOME OF RECORD
Millport, AL
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. John Carl Chandler
DATE OF BIRTH
March 13, 1922
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 14, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Chandler was last known to be aboard the USS Arizona before the ship exploded and sank at Pearl Harbor.
He was declared killed in action on this date.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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Private Chandler, date unknown. Photo uploaded to FindAGrave by Dave Johnson.

 

One thought on “Donald R. Chandler

  1. Comment received from R. L. Chandler, Jr.
    April 28, 2012

    Thank you. We will always miss you. You are a hero. I wish I knew you better, but your little brother filled me in, Dennis is with you now I’m sure. Gather the family for our arrival.

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