CDR William Edwin Hank

CDR William Edwin Hank

Birth
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Nov 1942 (aged 40)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section MH Site 384
Memorial ID 24693685 · View Source
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KILLED IN ACTION - USS LAFFEY DD-459, 11/13/1942
USS LAFFEY DD-702 NAMED IN HIS HONOR

SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
CO, USS LAFFEY DD-459 - SUNK BY JAPANESE TORPEDO, BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL
USS SARATOGA CV-3
USS HULL DD-350
USS NEW YORK CA-2
U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY, ANNAPOLIS, MD - CLASS OF 1925
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
NAVY CROSS W/STAR
AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL W/FLEET CLASP
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
ASIATIC PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
PURPLE HEART
NAVY PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION

Bio by: Thea Goodman


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CDR, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Hope
  • Added: 17 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24693685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CDR William Edwin Hank (25 Sep 1902–12 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24693685, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .