Duane Daniel Hodges

Duane Daniel Hodges

Birth
Creswell, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Death 23 Jan 1968 (aged 21)
Burial Creswell, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 5836533 · View Source
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United States Navy Sailor. He was a crewman with a rating of Fireman on board the "Banner"-class environmental research ship "USS Pueblo" (AGER-2), and was the only fatality when the ship was attacked and captured by the North Korean Navy on January 23, 1968. The captain and crew of the ship were held until December 1968, and underwent physical and psychological torture during their imprisonment. Fireman Hodges was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star for his bravery and sacrifice in the incident. He was laid to rest in his hometown of Creswell, Oregon in January 1969.


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US MILITARY HEADSTONE
SMALL ✝ WITH SMALL CIRCLE AROUND IT
OREGON
DC 3
USNR
USS PUEBLO
KOREA
SEPTEMBER 5 1946
JANUARY 23 1968
SS - PH


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 10 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5836533
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Duane Daniel Hodges (5 Sep 1946–23 Jan 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5836533, citing Creswell Pioneer Cemetery, Creswell, Lane County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .