Hall, Earl Oxford, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last AFSC Group
Pilot
Primary Unit
1941-1943, M 1091, 11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1934 - 1943
Major

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Coryell County, Texas
Last Address
Plaines des Gaiacs, New Caledonia
Forward echelon operating from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

Casualty Date
Feb 01, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
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 Unit Assignments
US Army Reserve (USAR)Aviation Cadet Flight School42nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1934-1940, US Army Reserve (USAR)
  1940-1941, M 0770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1941-1943, M 1060, 42nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1941-1943, M 1091, 11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
  1942-1943 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
 Colleges Attended 
Texas A&M University
  1930-1934, Texas A&M University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  B-18 Bolo  
  1941-1942, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1941-1942, B-18 Bolo
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was the pilot of a B-17E that was attacking enemy shipping near southern Bougainville when it was attacked and shot down by 15 to 25 Zero fighters.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/92190

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=3&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Earl+O.+Hall&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=1494694&rlst=1494694,1989108,1415359 

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56749194

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-9151.html

https://www.abmc.gov/node/517772#.WQnMRRjGwUO

   
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