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PFC Edward F. Hanley - Fallen

Page, ND
County: Cass
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 30, 1945 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron

Killed in action near the Netherlands.

Buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

Photo courtesy of Hope-Page North Dakota Cooperative School Districts Superintendent Mr. Brad Callender. Fargo Forum Obituary Photo

"All Veterans Memerial" located on the Capital Grounds Bismarck North Dakota. Name included under Cass County.

Memorialized at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

World War II
Service # 37089773
Rank Private First Class, U.S. Army
Unit 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron
Entered Service From
North Dakota
Date of Death March 30, 1945
Buried Plot B Row 4 Grave 31
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands


From Fields of Honor database:


HANLEY, Edward Francis

Servicenumber: 37089773


Hanley Edward F 01


HANLEY Edward F MAR B 4 31 02

HANLEY Edward F MAR B 4 31 03


Age: 27
Born: 6 April 1917, North Dakota
Hometown: Page, Cass County, North Dakota
Family: Catherine A. Hanley (mother)
J. Warren Hanley (brother)
Edith Hanley (sister)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: -
Battalion: -
Division – Transport: -
Company – Squadron: 4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 30 March 1945
Status: DOW
Place of death: Ruhr Pocket, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 4, Grave 31
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc Edward F. Hanley graduated from high school and worked on the family farm before he enlisted.


Source of information: Raf Dyckmans, www.abmc.govwww.wwiimemorial.comwww.ancestry.com – 1930 Census,

Photo source: www.findagrave.com - Des Philippet, Mr Brad Callender, Superintendent Hope – Page Cooperative School Districts, Becky Melhus

From Register of North Dakota Veterans WWII and Korea page 540:

HANLEY, EDWARD F. SN 37 089 773; born Page,
NDak 4 Jun 17; resident Cass County, NDak; entered
AUS Ft Snelling, Minn 15 Jul 41; served European
African Middle Eastern Theater; died in service
30 Mar 45 Laasphe, Germany; PFC; buried in
Plot B, Row 4, Grave 31 Netherlands, Holland.

Find a Grave:https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56299462/edward-f-hanley