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Heman Baker Chase

Date of death: June 15, 1945
Burial location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Home of record: Hyannis Massachusetts
Status: MIA

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Heman Baker Chase (NSN: 0-350908), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot embarked in U.S.S. YORKTOWN over Japan on 15 July 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 352 (July 1946)

Action Date: July 15, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Company: Fighting Squadron

Division: U.S.S. Yorktown