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.
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