Hagans, Harold, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
7302-Pilot VMF
Last MOSGroup
Air Traffic Control/Enlisted Air Crew
Primary Unit
1954-1954, USMC (United States Marine Corps)
Service Years
1942 - 1954

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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Wayne
Last Address
Bastrop, TX

Date of Passing
May 13, 1954
 
Location of Interment
Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Ft Wayne, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity
Captain Harold (Harry) F. Hagans: Enlisted in the Marine Corps in September 1942. After boot camp in San Diego, Calif., he applied for Aviation Machinist Mate School and graduated in May 1943. On January 1944 he entered Navy Pre-Flight School at Natchitoches, Louisiana. Sergeant Hagans received his Wings at Corpus Christi, Texas on September 19, 1945. On January 8, 1946, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He served as a forward Air Controller with the 1st Marine Division in Korea from March to September 1951. From December 1951 to September 1952, he trained for jet airplanes with VMF 232, MAG 15, El Toro, Calif. He served with VMF 311, MAG 33, 1st MAW in Korea from February to July 1953 and with MAG 33, 1st MAW, Korea from August to December 1953.
   
Other Comments:
Captain Hagans died on May 13, 1954, while participating in a special assignment to promote compatibility between the services at the 27 Strategic Fighter Wing, Bergstom AFB, Texas. The day before his death, Captain Hagans asked the base chaplain to his house and led his family in a service praising God.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAUSMC (United States Marine Corps)HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine DivisionVMFA-232
VMF-311MAG-33
  1942-1942, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1943-1943, Aviation Machinist Mate (AD) School
  1944-1945, Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API) Course
  1946-1946, USMC (United States Marine Corps)
  1951-1951, HQ Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1951-1952, VMFA-232
  1953-1953, VMF-311
  1953-1953, MAG-33
  1954-1954, USMC (United States Marine Corps)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
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