Shane, Harold Joseph, AO1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AO-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
Service Years
- 1944
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
York

Casualty Date
Oct 25, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
VT-13NAS Oceana, VAUSS Franklin (CV-13)
  1943-1944, AO-0000, VT-13
  1943-1944, AO-0000, NAS Oceana, VA
  1944-1944, AO-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Surigao Strait
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Samar
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle for Ulithi Atoll
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Sibuyan Sea
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
VT-13
TBM-1C AVENGER
PILOT:  ENS THOMAS P. BROOKS Jr.
CREWMAN:  AOM1c HAROLD J. SHANE
CREWMAN:  ARM3c  FRANCIS J. PLOGER

THEIR AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE
DURING THE BATTLE OF CAPE ENGANO ON 25 OCT 1944. 
       
USS FRANKLIN (CV-13)
   
Comments/Citation
Memorialized at: Manila American Cemetery
Location: Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
   
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