Rank and Name, Private Ira F. Hook.
Unit/Placed in, 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division “Red Arrow”.
Ira is born approx. on 1921 in Linn Township, Iowa.
Father, Fred Hook.
Mother, Ida H. (Bowers) Hook.
Sister(s), Fern I. Hook.
Ira enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37111845.
Ira was KIA during the fights over Buna, New Guinea on Nov. 28, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Ira is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to, http://www.32nd-division.org/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com