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World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas

Name: James W Chastain
Inducted From: Indiana
Rank: Coxswain
Combat Organization: United States Navy
Death Date: 18 Dec 1944
Monument: Fort William McKinley, Manila, The Philippines
Last Known Status: Missing

U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, 1941-1946

Name: James W Chastain
Date of Loss: 18 Dec 1944 0
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: COX
Service Number: 2799398
Status: Missing in Action


Name: James W Chastain
Birth Year: 1912
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Indiana
State of Residence: Indiana
Enlistment Date: 12 Jun 1943
Enlistment State: Ohio
Enlistment City: Cincinnati
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of college
Civil Occupation: Foremen, construction
Marital Status: Married
Height: 48
Weight: 124

Arra E Chastain 52
Nancy F Chastain 54
James W Chastain 17
Home in 1930: Vernon, Washington, Indiana

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