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Henry Oliver Hansen
Birth: Dec. 14, 1919
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1945

United States Marine Corps Sergeant. One of the six Marines who raised the first American flag on Mount Surabachi on Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945 and photographed by Lou Lowery. The first flag was later replaced with the second flag raising made famous in the photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press. Sergeant Hansen was killed in action on March 1 1945.  
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Section O, Grave 392
 
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Originally Created by: Jerry Lee
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
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Henry Oliver Hansen
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- Sanshl
 Added: Mar. 1, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. Thank you for your bravery and for serving this great country of ours.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Mar. 1, 2015
Rest always in peace, Sergeant. Angel Day Blessings ~ you are not forgotten. Semper Fi!
- sjm
 Added: Mar. 1, 2015
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