Veterans' Memorial Project

Lincoln Abraham Chayes

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Date of Birth: 08/24/1921

Date of Death: 12/13/1944

Affiliations: Tau Epsilon Phi

Lt. Chayes was killed when his ship, the USS Haraden, was hit by a Japanese Kamikaze which crashed into the starboard side. Lt. Chayes was one of 14 crew members killed. He is buried at Westlawn Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.

– submitted by James Opolony

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