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Pvt Carlton H Hartford

Pvt Carlton H Hartford

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 7 Dec 1941 (aged 22)
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A 947
Memorial ID 56110117 · View Source
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HARTFORD Carlton H. PVT USA HICKAM FIELD

Thank you to Russ Pickett for the following:

Carlton served as a Private, Quartermasters Corps, U.S. Army during World War II. He was assigned to Hickman Army Air Force Field, Honolulu, Hawaii prior to the war.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on November 21, 1940, prior to the war, in Concord, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Office Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Carlton was "Killed In Action" during the invasion of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese which provoked the United States to enter World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

It is unknown at this time why "Maine" is shown on his headstone since he was born in New Hampshire and also entered the service from New Hampshire.

Service # 11015352

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Hampshire.

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  • Maintained by: Jeff Hall
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56110117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Carlton H Hartford (3 May 1919–7 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56110117, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .