Oklahoma Casualties Database

U.S.S. Oklahoma

Hesler, Henry

Austin Henry Hesler was 21 years of age last February. He had graduated from Phillipsburg high school with the class of 1939, and he enlisted in the navy August 8, 1939. He was a fine, clean young man who had many friends throughout his home community.
His last letter home reached his mother November 25.
-Newspaper clipping

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