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Hooks, William Carson

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class William Carson Hooks.

Unit/Placed in, USS Grayback (SS-208) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.


William is born approx. on Aug. 6, 1920 in Whiteville, North Carolina.

Spouse, Mae Hooks.

Son(s), Bobbie W. and William C. Hooks.


William enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 6570525.


William was KIA was sunk by Japanese aircraft south of Okinawa on Feb. 27, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://ussnautilus.org/blog/the-loss-of-uss-grayback-ss-208/

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






USS Grayback (SS-208) Submarine
William C. Hooks
His rank Fireman First Class