Harry Cox Lang was deployed to the Pacific theater, he was stationed on Corregidor and was with the 4th Marines, during their spirited defence, against the Japanese, near Kindley field. He was sadly lost there, when Corregidor fell on May 6, 1942.

Buried at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines, C, 11, 61

He was originally from East Orange, NJ
Photo is from the U.S. School Yearbook, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1929

Wife: Pauline E. Rogers Lang, 5209 St. Elmo Avenue, Chattanooga, TN

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 August 1905
  • Date of death: 6 May 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Silver Star with Gold Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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