Ernest Edwin Ulrickson was born in Tennessee in 1924 to William Reynolds Ulrickson and Erma Minor. His father served in World War I
Served on the U.S.S. Washington
He died on 10 April 1943 at 0255 from cerebrospinal fever meningococcic and was buried at sea. His name is memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 18 April 1943
News has been received here of the death and burial at sea of Ernest Edwin Ulrickson, seaman first class, United States Navy. His mother is Mrs. Emma Ulrickson, 5323 Connell Street. The official notification said Seaman Ulrickson died April 10 of a tropical fever aboard the war vessel “in performance of his duty and service of his country.”
Survivors are his mother, two sisters, Miss Mary Ruth Ulrickson and Mrs. G. Martin, Chattanooga; three brothers, Mack Samuel Ulrickson, Columbia, S.C.; William R. Ulrickson Jr., Nashville, and George Grady Ulrickson, Chattanooga.

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of death: 10 April 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Washington
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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