Abrams, Chester Lee, SF3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Last Rating/NEC Group
Shipfitter
Primary Unit
1940-1942, SF-0000, USS Canopus (AS-9)
Service Years
1939 - 1942
SF-Shipfitter

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montgomery, AL
Last Address
Rt 1
Crichton, AL

Casualty Date
May 06, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The submarine tender USS Canopus (AS-9) received severe damage when hit by heavy bombers on December 29, 1941. She lost six of her crew in the attack, with another six wounded. She was later scuttled off Manila Bay rather than face capture by the enemy. Her crew was used in the defense of Bataan and Corregidor. SF3 Abrams was listed as missing in action after the fall of Corregidor and was later declared dead.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3759708

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Canopus (AS-9)
  1939-1940, S2c-0000, USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1940-1940, S2c-0000, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1940-1940, S2c-0000, USS Sepulga (AO-20)
  1940-1942, SF-0000, USS Canopus (AS-9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of the Philippines
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/USS Canopus (AS-9)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Corrigedor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 01, 1942, Promoted to SF3
  Aug 02, 1943, Alabamians Killed in Action1
  Apr 05, 2019, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, World War II Fallen
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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