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William I Halloran
Birth: Jul. 23, 1915
Death: Dec. 7, 1941

Cleveland Ohio's first World War 2 casualty. He left his job as a journalist to volunteer for active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1940. After attending the U.S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School at Northwestern University, Halloran received an ensign's commission in June 1941. Halloran perished aboard the Arizona on December 7th 1941, when it was sunk during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.The U.S.S. Halloran was launched in 1944, and in 1945 a Cleveland city park was named in Halloran's honor. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, American Defense Fleet Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, and World War II Freedom Medal.  (bio by: Joyce) 

Cause of death: Killed aboard the USS Arizona
USS Arizona Memorial
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Oct 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6870797
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- Paul, Karen, & Katherine
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- LawBaby
 Added: Dec. 7, 2014
Rest in peace, Sailor. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May God bless you for your gallant defense of freedom.
- Sharon
 Added: Dec. 7, 2014
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