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Everett M. Gill

Private, U.S. Army

20916805

33rd Quartermaster Truck Regiment

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: December 22, 1941
Buried at: Plot F Row 11 Grave 83
Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Awards: Purple Heart


PRIVATE EVERETT M. GILL was a member of the New Jersey National Guard. He had served a hitch in the United States Navy, and after coming home to New Jersey, had enlisted in the National Guard. Mobilized in 1940, he was serving on the island of Luzon in the Philippines with the 33rd Quartermaster Truck Regiment when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Private Gill was killed in action during a Japanese raid on on either Clark Field or Manila on December 22, 1941. He was 27 years old at the time of his death.

Everett Gill was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard M. Gill, of Atlantic City NJ, and his grandfather, Henry Gill, of 501 Lincoln Avenue, Collingswood NJ.

     Thanks to Fred Baldassarre of "The Battling Bastards of Bataan" who supplied much of the above information concerning Private Gill's whereabouts in December of 1941.


Camden Courier-Post * June 12, 1942


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May 18, 1942

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