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William Chomiak known as Uncle ‘Willie’ to family members was a Marine according to his nephew Ken Chomiak.
 
Click on Nicholas Chomiak to get the full story.

Click here to view The Bergen Evening Record article dated
February 17, 1942 telling of William Chomiak’s promotion to Corporal. 
William Chomiak had been in the Marine Corp since October 15, 1940.

Click here to view
The Record Photo of Corporal William Chomiak dated March 6, 1942,
guarding the Navy Yard and drilling for possible deployment to combat on any front.

Written by:
Bob Meli
August 14, 2011

 

Background image of Marine recruiting poster World War II obtained from:

http://marinegodpuller.blogspot.com/2011/04/vintage-marine-corps-recruiting-posters.html