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William Frederick Wilmes, Jr.

William Frederick Wilmes, Jr.

Male 1925 - 1944  (19 years)

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  • Name William Frederick Wilmes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 23 Jan 1925  , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Census 2 Apr 1930  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence 1935-1938  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17, 18
    Residence 1940  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Census 10 Apr 1940  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Military 16 Sep 1942  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22
    Military 1 Jul 1944  Pacific Theatre of Operations, WW II Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Military 10 Nov 1944  Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island, Papua New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [24, 25, 26, 27
    Died 10 Nov 1944  [28, 29, 30, 31
    Newspaper Article 23 Jan 1945  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Newspaper Article 10 Nov 1945  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [33
    Investigation Report 6 Jun 1951  Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [34
    Buried Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  [35
    Address:
    Manila American Cemetery & Memorial
    Taguig City, Metro Manila
    Philippines 
    • Walls of the Missing Memorial.
    Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes [6299]
    Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes [6299]
    Nov 10, 1944  [from American Battle Monuments Commission]
    Person ID I8581  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2020 

    Father William Frederick Wilmes
              b. 27 Sep 1900, Neola Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Oct 1935, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Mother Edith L. Wilson
              b. 18 Aug 1901, , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 Dec 1964, , Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Married 25 Jul 1923  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42
    California Marriage License & Certificate - William F. Wilmes & Edith L. Wilson [6285]
    California Marriage License & Certificate - William F. Wilmes & Edith L. Wilson [6285]
    Jul 25, 1923 p. 1 [from FamilySearch]
    California Marriage License & Certificate - William F. Wilmes & Edith L. Wilson [6285]
    California Marriage License & Certificate - William F. Wilmes & Edith L. Wilson [6285]
    Jul 25, 1923 p. 2 [from FamilySearch]
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F3097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1925 - , Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1718 W. 79th St. - 1930 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 US - 2 Apr 1930 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7715 So.Brighton Ave. - 1935-1938 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7715 Brighton Ave. - 1940 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 US - 10 Apr 1940 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - - enlisted in US Navy - 16 Sep 1942 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Transferred to USS Mount Hood (AE-11) - 1 Jul 1944 - Pacific Theatre of Operations, WW II Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Explosion of USS Mount Hood. - 10 Nov 1944 - Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island, Papua New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - Names of 52 Southland Men in Casualty Lists - 23 Jan 1945 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes, Jr. - 10 Nov 1945 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInvestigation Report - The Explosion of the USS Mount Hood, Seeadler Harbor, Manus Is.; Nov 10, 1944 - 6 Jun 1951 - Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Manila American Cemetery & Memorial
    Taguig City, Metro Manila
    Philippines - - Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S6474] 1930 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - William F. Wilmes Family [0755], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0755., T626, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 0506, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, William F. Wilmes Family, accessed Nov 30, 2019.
      Name William F. Wilmes, Jr.

    2. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Name William Wilmes.

    3. [S6493] California Birth Index - William Frederick Wilmes; 1925 [6298], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., ((ancestry.com : 2005)), 6298., accessed Jan 9, 2020), William Frederick Wilmes; 1925.
      Name William Frederick Wilmes.

    4. [S6494] Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes; d. Nov 10, 1944 [6299], (abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials), 6299., Jan 9, 2020, William F. Wilmes.
      Name William F. Wilmes.

    5. [S6495] US Navy Casualty Books - William Frederick Wilmes [6300], (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2012), 6300., William Fredrick Wilmes, "p. 96 - California-Dead," Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Name William Fredrick Wilmes.

    6. [S6496] US Navy Muster Rolls - William F. Wilmes; Jul 1944 [6301], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6301., William F. Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Jul 1, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Name William F. Wilmes.

    7. [S6497] US Navy Muster Rolls - William Fredrick Wilmes; Nov 1944 [6302], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6302., William Fredrick Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Nov 10, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Name William Fredrick Wilmes.

    8. [S6498] Los Angeles Times, CA; Jan 23, 1945 - Missing, Seaman 1c William F. Wilmes [6303], California. Los Angeles., 6303., "Names of 52 Southland Men in Casualty Lists," Jan 23, 1945, p. 3, Part II; digital images, Newspapers.com(newspapers.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Name William F. Wilmes.

    9. [S6499] Los Angeles Times, CA; Nov 10, 1945 - In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes, Jr. [6304], California. Los Angeles., 6304., "In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes, Jr.," Nov 10, 1945, p. 8; digital images, Newspapers.com(newspapers.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Name William Frederick Wilmes, Jr.

    10. [S6474] 1930 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - William F. Wilmes Family [0755], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0755., T626, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 0506, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, William F. Wilmes Family, accessed Nov 30, 2019.
      Born in California; age 5.

    11. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Born in California; age 15.

    12. [S6493] California Birth Index - William Frederick Wilmes; 1925 [6298], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., ((ancestry.com : 2005)), 6298., accessed Jan 9, 2020), William Frederick Wilmes; 1925.
      Born Jan 23, 1925; Los Angeles Co., CA.

    13. [S6470] City Directory, CA, Los Angeles; 1930 - William F. Wilmes Family [6288], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6288., William F. Wilmes Family: 2388; Residence 1718 W. 79th, Los Angeles, CA.

    14. [S6474] 1930 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - William F. Wilmes Family [0755], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0755., T626, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 0506, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, William F. Wilmes Family, accessed Nov 30, 2019.
      Residence 1718 W. 79th St., Los Angeles , Los Angeles Co., CA.

    15. [S6474] 1930 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - William F. Wilmes Family [0755], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0755., T626, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 0506, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, William F. Wilmes Family, accessed Nov 30, 2019.
      Apr 2, 1930.

    16. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Residence on Apr 1, 1935, (same house) 7715 Brighton Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

    17. [S6481] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co.; 1936 - Mrs. Edith W. Wilmes & Mrs. Emma W. Wilson [0761], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2017), 0761., vol. Los Angeles City Pct. 192; 1936, Edith W. Wilmes; digital images, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 8, 2020).
      Residence 7715 So. Brighton Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.
      [Same in 1938].

    18. [S6481] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co.; 1936 - Mrs. Edith W. Wilmes & Mrs. Emma W. Wilson [0761], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2017), 0761., vol. Los Angeles City Pct. 192; 1936, Mrs. Emma W. Wilson; digital images, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 8, 2020).
      Residence 7715 So. Brighton Ave., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

    19. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Residence 7715 Brighton Ave.., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

    20. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Apr 10, 1940.

    21. [S6496] US Navy Muster Rolls - William F. Wilmes; Jul 1944 [6301], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6301., William F. Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Jul 1, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Enlisted in US Navy on Sep 16, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA; SN 5631443.

    22. [S6497] US Navy Muster Rolls - William Fredrick Wilmes; Nov 1944 [6302], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6302., William Fredrick Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Nov 10, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Enlisted in US Navy on Sep 16, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA; SN 5631443.

    23. [S6496] US Navy Muster Rolls - William F. Wilmes; Jul 1944 [6301], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6301., William F. Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Jul 1, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Transferred to USS Mount Hood (AE-11) from Portsmouth, VA, on Jul 1, 1944 [Pacific Theatre of Operations, WW II]; Seaman 1c; SN 5631443.

    24. [S6494] Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes; d. Nov 10, 1944 [6299], (abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials), 6299., Jan 9, 2020, William F. Wilmes.
      Storekeeper, 3C; US Naval Reserve; SN 5631443.  Entered service from California.

    25. [S6495] US Navy Casualty Books - William Frederick Wilmes [6300], (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2012), 6300., William Fredrick Wilmes, "p. 96 - California-Dead," Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Storekeeper, 3C; US Naval Reserve.

    26. [S6497] US Navy Muster Rolls - William Fredrick Wilmes; Nov 1944 [6302], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6302., William Fredrick Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Nov 10, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Killed by explosion of USS Mount Hood on Nov 10, 1944; SK3C; SN 5631443.

    27. [S6500] Accident Poster - USS Mount Hood, Manus Island, PNG; Nov 10, 1944 [6305], (NATO. Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center. www.msiac.nato.int/), 6305., Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center(www.msiac.nato.int/ : accessed Jan 9, 2020).

    28. [S6494] Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes; d. Nov 10, 1944 [6299], (abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials), 6299., Jan 9, 2020, William F. Wilmes.
      Died Nov 10, 1944; missing in action.

    29. [S6495] US Navy Casualty Books - William Frederick Wilmes [6300], (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2012), 6300., William Fredrick Wilmes, "p. 96 - California-Dead," Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).

    30. [S6497] US Navy Muster Rolls - William Fredrick Wilmes; Nov 1944 [6302], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6302., William Fredrick Wilmes, muster rolls of, USS Mount Hood (AE-11), Nov 10, 1944, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Killed by explosion of USS Mount Hood.

    31. [S6499] Los Angeles Times, CA; Nov 10, 1945 - In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes, Jr. [6304], California. Los Angeles., 6304., "In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes," Nov 10, 1945, p. 8; digital images, Newspapers.com(newspapers.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Gave his life for his country Nov 10, 1944.

    32. [S6498] Los Angeles Times, CA; Jan 23, 1945 - Missing, Seaman 1c William F. Wilmes [6303], California. Los Angeles., 6303., "Names of 52 Southland Men in Casualty Lists," Jan 23, 1945, p. 3, Part II; digital images, Newspapers.com(newspapers.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).
      Seaman 1c William F. Wilmes is listed as missing.

    33. [S6499] Los Angeles Times, CA; Nov 10, 1945 - In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes, Jr. [6304], California. Los Angeles., 6304., "In Memoriam, William Frederick Wilmes," Nov 10, 1945, p. 8; digital images, Newspapers.com(newspapers.com : accessed Jan 9, 2020).

    34. [S6501] The Explosion of the USS Mount Hood, Seeadler Harbor, Manus Is.; Nov 10, 1944 [6306], Armed Services Explosives Safety Board, (N.p.: n.p., Jun 6, 1951), 6306., Report of investigation.

    35. [S6494] Cemetery Records, Phillipines, Taguig City - William F. Wilmes; d. Nov 10, 1944 [6299], (abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials), 6299., Jan 9, 2020, William F. Wilmes.
      Walls of the Missing Memorial.

    36. [S6467] California Marriage License & Certificate - William F. Wilmes & Edith L. Wilson; 1923 [6285], California Los Angeles Co., (familysearch.org :n.d.), 6285., marriage license & certificate 9033 (1923), Wilmes-Wilson accessed Nov 26, 2019.
      Married Jul 25, 1923; Los Angeles, CA.  License dated Jul 24, 1923.

    37. [S6468] City Directory, CA, Los Angeles; 1924 - William Wilmes Family [6286], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6286., William Wilmes Family: 2363;
    38. [S6470] City Directory, CA, Los Angeles; 1930 - William F. Wilmes Family [6288], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 6288., William F. Wilmes Family: 2388;
    39. [S6471] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles; 1924 - William F. Wilmes & Emmett Wilson Families [6289], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2017), 6289., vol. Pct. No. 452, William F. Wilmes Family; digital images, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Nov 30, 2019).

    40. [S6473] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles; 1932 - William F. Wilmes Family [6291], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2017), 6291., vol. Pct. 86, William F. Wilmes Family; digital images, Ancestry(ancestry.com : accessed Nov 30, 2019).

    41. [S6474] 1930 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - William F. Wilmes Family [0755], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0755., T626, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 0506, p. 1A, dwelling 4, family 4, William F. Wilmes Family, accessed Nov 30, 2019.
      Ages at marriage 22 (husband), 22 (wife).

    42. [S6479] 1940 US Census, CA, Los Angeles Co., Los Angeles - Edith Wilmes Family [0760], California, Los Angeles, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0760., T627, roll 00425, Los Angeles, enumeration district (ED) 60-461, p. 11A, household 235, Edith Wilmes Family, accessed Jan 8, 2020.
      Wife is a widow.