Earl P. Hawkins

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NAME:
Earl P. Hawkins
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
399634
HOME OF RECORD:
Nettleton, MS
NEXT OF KIN:
Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH:
1/25/1921
SERVICE DATES:
1942 – 1945
1951 – 1953
DATE OF DEATH:
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur HQ/1/24 835 Sergeant Rear Echelon
Saipan HQ/1/24 835 Sergeant Rear Echelon
Tinian HQ/1/24 835 Sergeant Rear Echelon
Iwo Jima HQ/1/24 821 Sergeant Rear Echelon
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Staff Sergeant (WWII)
Technical Sergeant (Korea)

Biography coming soon.

Earl Hawkins, around 1943. Initially angered that he was "one of the first in and among the last out of the battalion without being in combat," he later concluded "it was God's blessing that [I] did not have to kill or be killed."
Earl Hawkins, around 1943. Initially angered that he was “one of the first in and among the last out of the battalion without being in combat,” he later concluded “it was God’s blessing that [I] did not have to kill or be killed.”