04 Jan '18, 8pm

Remains of Marine killed in Battle of Tarawa return to Pennsylvania

SCRANTON, Pa. (Tribune News Service) — A long journey home is nearly complete for a Marine from West Scranton who died in combat in the Pacific in World War II. The remains of Pfc. Harold Patrick Hannon, who was 28 years old when he was killed Nov. 20, 1943, during the Battle of Tarawa, will be returned to the city on Wednesday, with a funeral Mass and burial to follow three days later. His nephew, Jefferson Twp. resident Bill Hannon, 76, said the family is happy his uncle, who went by the nickname Tidley, finally will receive a memorial and burial befitting a young American who gave his life for his country, even if it was more than 74 years ago. “In itself, it solves a lot of mysteries,” he said. “There was a lot of misinformation through the years about what actually happened to him.” Tidley Hannon grew up in the city’s Bellevue section, the son of the late Albert and C...

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