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Lieut Marshall Sargon Hawke

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Lieut Marshall Sargon Hawke

Birth
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Death
23 Feb 1943 (aged 26)
Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA GPS-Latitude: 40.18652, Longitude: -85.4095202
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Section P
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Lost in Crash of B-25 Bomber

LAKE MURRAY
COMUMBIA, SC
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THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1943, page 15

HOOSIER AND 4 OTHER FLYERS DIE AS BOMBER CRASHES INTO LAKE

Muncie, Ind., Feb. 24 (Spl.)--Second Lieutenant Marshall J. Hawke, age twenty-five, son of Mrs. Mildred Marsh Hawke and the late George J. Hawke, widely-known newspaper man, was one of five flyers killed Tuesday when the medium bomber of which he was co-pilot crashed into Lake Murray near Columbus, S.C., while on a training flight.

His father, who died three years ago in Los Angeles, was a naval officer int he first world war and had been managing editor of the Muncie Star. After the war he was on the editorial staff of The Indianapolis News and was Sunday editor and city editor of the Los Angeles Times. Lieutenant Hawke was a commercial pilot before he entered the army. The widow and three grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Marsh and Mrs. John Hawke, all of Muncie, also survive.
Lost in Crash of B-25 Bomber

LAKE MURRAY
COMUMBIA, SC
====================
THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1943, page 15

HOOSIER AND 4 OTHER FLYERS DIE AS BOMBER CRASHES INTO LAKE

Muncie, Ind., Feb. 24 (Spl.)--Second Lieutenant Marshall J. Hawke, age twenty-five, son of Mrs. Mildred Marsh Hawke and the late George J. Hawke, widely-known newspaper man, was one of five flyers killed Tuesday when the medium bomber of which he was co-pilot crashed into Lake Murray near Columbus, S.C., while on a training flight.

His father, who died three years ago in Los Angeles, was a naval officer int he first world war and had been managing editor of the Muncie Star. After the war he was on the editorial staff of The Indianapolis News and was Sunday editor and city editor of the Los Angeles Times. Lieutenant Hawke was a commercial pilot before he entered the army. The widow and three grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Marsh and Mrs. John Hawke, all of Muncie, also survive.

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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: Sep 17, 2012
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/97277246/marshall_sargon-hawke: accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Marshall Sargon Hawke (22 Mar 1916–23 Feb 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 97277246, citing Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360).