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Henry Edward Ellis

Private 1st Class, Marine Corps

Born: August 24, 1928
Hometown: Roanoke City
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: November 30, 1950
Died In: Chosin Reservoir, Korea

Private First Class Ellis served with Headquarters Company, 1st Service Battalion, 1st Marine Division. While confronting an enemy roadblock near Koto-ri, North Korea, a firefight ensued and PFC Ellis was killed.

His remains were recovered on September 29, 2020 and he will be buried in Salisbury, North Carolina.

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