Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

Shannon, Eugene R.

Basic Biographical Details

Branch:U.S. Navy
Conflict:World War II
Monument: Protestant
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Last place of Worship: Grace Episcopal Church-Freeport, Illinois
Date of Death: 2/21//1945-served as chaplain on the Bismarck Sea which was torpedoed off the coast of Iwo Jima
Resting Place: Buried at sea with honors.  His name appears on the Honolulu Memorial Courts of the Missing
Military Honors: Navy Cross, Purple Heart
POW (Y/N) No


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