Ellison, Harold John, ENS

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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-8)
Service Years
1941 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Buffalo
Last Address
Buffalo

Casualty Date
Jun 04, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Midway Islands
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.VT-8USS Hornet (CV-8)
  1941-1941, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1941-1941, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1942-1942, 131X, VT-8
  1942-1942, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-8)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Pacific Air Offensive (1942-45)/Doolittle B-25 Attack on Tokyo
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
 Colleges Attended 
  1936-1940, Pratt Institute
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity




   ENS Harold J. Ellison (Left) A-V(N) USNR and Frank Carnerio (Right), SN1c

Frank Carnerio did not fly with ENS Ellison at Midway, as he was sent to gunnery or radio school on 28 May. Ellison got to pick the one guy to go, and he selected his gunner because he didn't think they were coming back.

   
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U.S.S. Harold J. Ellison (DD-864)

   
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