Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CHANDLER, WILLARD ARNOLD

Seaman, Second Class, U. S. Navy. Home address: Guthrie, Logan County. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Chandler, Parents, 723 West Warner, Guthrie. Born May 6, 1927. Enlisted March 26, 1944. Attended Guthrie public schools. Member Nazarene Church and Boy Scouts. Served in Naval air operations. Died May 28, 1945,-in line of duty aboard the U.S.S. Wasp when overcome by gas as a result of a fire in the hold of the ship.

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