Osceola County

S/Sgt. John Hatting



Iowa Honor Roll

These Iowans, like those pictured here on previous Sundays, have given their lives for their country. They were fatally wounded in combat or died in prison camps. The fourth line under each name designates the war area in which the man last served.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, March 5, 1944 (photo included)

John Herman Hatting was born Jan. 16, 1918 to Ben John and Margaret E. “Maggie” Meinen Hatting. He died Nov. 25, 1943 and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii and memorialized at Saint Marys Cemetery, Ashton, IA.

Sgt. Hatting served with the U.S. Army Air Corps 9th Bomb Squadron, 7th Bomb Group and died in the China-India-Burma Theater of Operations. He was originally buried in Barrakport Cemetery, India.

Source: ancestry.com