81 Kermit Ward Hodges, Knoxville, Tennessee

81 Kermit Ward Hodges, Knoxville, Tennessee

Kermit Ward Hodges

Kermit Ward Hodges
Kermit Ward Hodges

Rank/Rate:    Metalsmith, First Class

Service Number:    295 21 47

Birth Date:    October 20, 1910

From:    Knoxville, Tennessee

Decorations:    Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal

Ship:    USS Canopus (AS-9)

Date of Death:    January 15, 1943

Location:    Osaka Main Camp, Osaka, Japan

Circumstances:    *Information needed

Remarks:    Photo courtesy of Allison Hodges Bailey, grandniece.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS CANOPUS (AS-9)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Canopus (AS-9)

Find a Grave Memorial: Kermit Ward Hodges, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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