Greene, John Sherman, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 7th Air Force
Service Years
1940 - 1941
First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Des Moines
Last Address
Colfax, Iowa

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
O, 217

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Scabbard and Blade AssociationWorld War II FallenPearl Harbor Fallen
  1933, Scabbard and Blade Association
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  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen

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US Air Force7th Air Force
  1941-1941, 18th Bombardment Wing
  1941-1941, 7th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor
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University of Iowa
  1929-1933, University of Iowa
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Last Known Activity
1st Lt. John Sherman graduated East High School, Des Moines in 1925.  Then, attened the University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1934.

On Oahu, Hawaii, he served with Army Air Force HQ & HQ Squadron, 7th Bomber Command, 18th Bombardment Wing (Heavy) at Hickam Field.  He was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

He had been an attorney in Fairfax, Iowa prior to his service. Member of Scabbard and Blade at the University of Iowa.

He left a wife, Ida, in Colfax, Iowa.

Though orignially interred in the Schofield Barracks Cemetery, he was re-interred in the National Cemetery of the Pacific in 1949.
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