John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Cheel
  • FORENAME
Jay Eugene
  • UNIT
506 Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company C)
  • RANK
Private First Class
  • NUMBER
39905861
  • DATE OF DEATH
6th June 1944
  • AGE
21
  • GRAVESITE
Woodlawn Cemetery, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Section P.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Clark County, Nevada
born 22.09.1922 Woodrow, Utah, USA
father Chester W. Cheel (1889-1968)
mother Myrtle May (nee Colby) Cheel (1891-1983)
4 years high school
civil occupation semiskilled miscellaneous occupations
employed by Bureau of Mines
single without dependents upon enlistment
29.06.1942 draft card Las Vegas, Nevada
31.12.1942 entered service Salt Lake City, Utah
KIA Normandy
aircraft 42-100819 hit by enemy fire and crashed just NE of Picauville
 

DATE OF DEATH:

06-Jun-1944

FINDAGRAVE:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19179212/jay-eugene-cheel
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Jay Eugene Cheel

I have an image of the headstone and know of the gravesite location. How do I input that information. Jay Eugene Cheel is my uncle
 
Jay Eugene Cheel

We find some picture of your uncle for our monument in Picauville in Normandy . We fins all images of paratroopers in the <C 47 2100 819)
 
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