Sharninghouse, Ora Henry, Jr., AOM2c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
AOM-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AOM-0000, USS Intrepid (CV-11)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Findlay, OH
Last Address
RT 6
Findlay, OH
(Parents Mr & Mrs Ora H. Sharninghouse, Sr)

Casualty Date
Sep 08, 1944
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
World War II
Location of Interment
Weaver Cemetery - Bairdstown, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
VT-18USS Intrepid (CV-11)
  1943-1944, AOM-0000, VT-18
  1944-1944, AOM-0000, USS Intrepid (CV-11)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Aug 10, 2017, Accounted for by Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
  Aug 24, 2017, General Photos2
  Aug 24, 2017, Memorial Headstone Weaver Cemetery~ Bairdstown, OH
  Apr 07, 2018, Re-intern at Weaver Cemetery Bairdstown,OH
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced March 27, 2018 that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, was returned to his family for burial with full military honors on April 7, 2018

Navy Reserve Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Ora H. Sharninghouse, Jr., 22, of McComb, Ohio, accounted for on Aug. 10, 2017, will be buried April 7, 2018 in Findlay, Ohio. On Sept. 8, 1944, Sharninghouse was a member of the Navy Torpedo Squadron Eighteen (VT-18), USS Intrepid, on a bombing mission against Japanese positions on Babelthuap Island, Palau. As the aircraft reached the target area, the pilot began a dive near Bokerugeru Point and the crew released its 2,000-pound bomb. While attempting to pull out of the dive, the bomb hit an ammunition dump and exploded. The explosion tore the tail from the aircraft, causing it to crash off-shore. Sharninghouse was reported missing in action.
Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
American Battle Monuments Commission
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2017, American Battle Monuments Commission
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