Ellzey, Harry, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary MOS
7302-Pilot VMF
Last MOSGroup
Air Traffic Control/Enlisted Air Crew
Primary Unit
1954-1954, 7302, VMF(AW)-451
Service Years
1941 - 1962
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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Washington Parrish

Date of Passing
Oct 27, 2006
 
Location of Interment
Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Jacksonville, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
*Plot: B1-20

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Other Comments:
Major Harry T. "J" Ellzey, 86, in Jacksonville, NC. He enlisted in the Navy just prior to WWII. Selected for naval flight school, he chose a Marine Commission when he was designated a naval aviator. He flew multi-engine transports (R4D, R5D, R5C) throughout the Pacific. Following the was he flew over China in support of UN operations and then again in support of Marines during the Korean War. He was the PX Officer at MCAS El Toro, CA, Cam Lejeune, NC and Iwakuni, Japan. He retired in 1962 with 22 years of active service.
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
MCAS El Toro, CAMCB Camp Lejeune, NCMCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)NAS Pensacola
VMF-533 (Peeping Toms)VMA-214VMF(AW)-451
  1940-1962, IMA Det MCAS El Toro, MCAS El Toro, CA
  1940-1962, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1940-1962, MCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)
  1942-1942, 1100, NAS Pensacola
  1947-1947, VMF-533 (Peeping Toms)
  1947-1947, VMF-533 (Peeping Toms)
  1953-1953, VMA-214
  1954-1954, 7302, VMF(AW)-451
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll
  1950-1953 Korean War
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