Elmer Lee Chancellor

Flight School Graduation

Elmer Chancellor was born in Iowa 07 June 1919.  He was a 1937 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. Prior to enlisting, Elmer was a musician in a traveling orchestra. He enlisted in September 1942 and trained at Randolph Field in San Antonio, TX, Waco Field in Waco, TX, and Moore Field in Mission, TX. He graduated with Class 44-B where he was in the 1st Fighter Squadron, I Flight.

Joined 118th while it was in Kweilin, China.
Lost 26 DEC 1944. MIA/KIA MACR 10963, mission report no. 774.
brother, James Maurice Chancellor, Seaman 1c killed by Kamakazi attack onboard the USS Sandoval APA-194 18 May 1945.