Hindenlang, Warren Arthur, ENS

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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 131X, Prisoner of War/Japan
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Foxboro, MA
Last Address
Foxboro, MA

Casualty Date
Aug 05, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Mattapan, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

ENS Hindenlang was stationed with VB-109 and flew missions out of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands when, on August 4, 1944 his the B-24 Liberator on which he was co-pilot was shot down over Chichi Jima. He was captured by the Japanese. After being wuestioned by his captors, he was beheaded by his captors on August 5, 1944.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 306200

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 Duty Stations
VB-109Prisoner of War
  1943-1944, 131X, VB-109
  1944-1944, 131X, Prisoner of War/Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
 Colleges Attended 
Yale University
  1939-1942, Yale University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 03, 1943, Commissioned as Ensign
  Aug 05, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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