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SSgt Albert Edmond Hawks

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SSgt Albert Edmond Hawks

Birth
Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Death
24 Oct 1944 (aged 34)
Philippines
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Walls of the Missing
Memorial ID
56760839 View Source

Army Service No. (ASN): #17019502
Entered the Service From: Kansas
Headquarters Company, US Air Force, Far East
Awards: Purple Heart

Albert E. Hawks (17019502), Staff Sergeant, is listed as Killed In Action in the 1946 Army and Army Air Forces Personnel Casualty List for Shawnee County, Kansas

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Albert Hawks was a POW and killed in the torpedoing of the Arisan Maru on October 24, 1944. It's reported he was shot trying to escape the ship as it was sinking. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

***I would like to thank FamilySleuther Find a Grave ID47841563 for adding his photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank JimO Find a Grave ID46874118 for adding his photo to this memorial***

Army Service No. (ASN): #17019502
Entered the Service From: Kansas
Headquarters Company, US Air Force, Far East
Awards: Purple Heart

Albert E. Hawks (17019502), Staff Sergeant, is listed as Killed In Action in the 1946 Army and Army Air Forces Personnel Casualty List for Shawnee County, Kansas

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Albert Hawks was a POW and killed in the torpedoing of the Arisan Maru on October 24, 1944. It's reported he was shot trying to escape the ship as it was sinking. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

***I would like to thank FamilySleuther Find a Grave ID47841563 for adding his photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank JimO Find a Grave ID46874118 for adding his photo to this memorial***


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  • Maintained by: Eric Ackerman
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56760839
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56760839/albert-edmond-hawks: accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Albert Edmond Hawks (18 Dec 1909–24 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56760839, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by Eric Ackerman (contributor 48445240).