Hansen, Henry Oliver "Hank"

Date of birth:
December 14th, 1919 (Boston/Massachusetts, United States)
Date of death:
March 1st, 1945 (Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, Japan)
Buried on:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Plot: O. Row: 0. Grave: 392.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Sergeant Henry O. Hansen took part in the first flag raising over Iwo Jima on Mount Suribachi, and was, for a time, mistakenly identified as one of the six men in the famous photograph of the second flag raising.
Sergeant Henry O. Hansen was killed in action seven days later.
Sergeant Henry O. Hansen is buried at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Honolulu/Hawaii, United States.

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