Hanton, Arthur Wesly, Jr., ENS

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Last Rank
Ensign
Last Primary NEC
6302-LDO Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 6302, VF-54 Hell's Angels
Service Years
1944 - 1950
Ensign
Ensign

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
109 Kenmore Rd
Upper Darby, PA

Casualty Date
Aug 10, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
3 207-A (memorial)

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Last Known Activity

Ensign Hanton was a pilot of a F4U-4B Corsair fighter bomber with Fighter Squadron 54 aboard the carrier USS Valley Forge (CV-45). On August 10, 1950, while on a reconnaissance mission near Chonui, Korea, his aircraft crashed and burned. His remains were recovered.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 496961

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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 Duty Stations
USS Valley Forge (CV-45)VF-54 Hell's Angels
  1950-1950, 6302, USS Valley Forge (CV-45)
  1950-1950, 6302, VF-54 Hell's Angels
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 04, 1948, Promoted to Ensign
  Jun 03, 1950, WWII Veterans Compensation Application1
  Aug 14, 1950, Upper Darby Navy Flier Reported Missing in Korea1
  Oct 02, 2017, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryKorean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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