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Earle B Hall

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Length  93 m
Years of service  1938–1941
Launched  March 1, 1944
Name  Earle Hall
Builder  Hingham
Role  APD-107

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Born  December 25, 1919 Dawson Springs, Kentucky (1919-12-25)
Died  December 27, 1941(1941-12-27) (aged 22) Jolo Island, in the Philippine Islands
Allegiance  United States of America
Rank  Aviation Machinist's Mate
Battles/wars  World War II *Battle of the Philippines (1941-42)

Service/branch  United States Navy

Earle B. Hall (1919–1941) was a United States Navy sailor killed in action during World War II who received a posthumous Air Medal.

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Biography

Earle Boitnott Hall was born at Dawson Springs, Kentucky, on 25 December 1919. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1938.

During World war II, Aviation Machinist's Mate Hall was killed action during a patrol mission against Japanese forces on Jolo Island in the Philippine Islands on 27 December 1941.

Awards

Aviation Machinist's Mate Hall received the Air Medal for his actions in the Philippines.

Namesake

The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Earle B. Hall (DE-597) was named for Aviation Machinist's Mate Hall. During construction she was converted into the high-speed transport USS Earle B. Hall (APD-107), and was in commission as such from 1945 to 1946, 1950 to 1957, and from 1961 to ca. 1965.

References

Earle B. Hall Wikipedia


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