Hanson, John Walter, Y1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
YN-0000-Yeoman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Yeoman
Primary Unit
1943-1943, YN-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
YN-Yeoman

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oakland, CA
Last Address
Alameda, CA

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 3 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Pompano (SS-181) left for her patrol on 20 August 1943, heading towards the Japanese coast. She was never heard from again and is presumed to have been lost to enemy mines. Yeoman, First Class Hanson was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 4 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 4134607

Submarine war patrols:
USS Plunger (SS-179) - 6th
USS Pompano (SS-181) - 6th and 7th

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS O-7 (SS-68) USS Plunger (SS-179)USS Pompano (SS-181)
  1943-1943, YN-0000, USS O-7 (SS-68)
  1943-1943, YN-0000, USS Plunger (SS-179)
  1943-1943, YN-0000, USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Pompano (SS-181)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 22, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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