James Bernhardt Hogle

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Fort Worth, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CAPTAIN AND AS EXECUTIVE OFFICER ON BOARD THE USS MINNEAPOLIS (CA-36), IN ACTION AGAINST MAJOR UNITS OF THE ENEMY JAPANESE FLEET DURING THE BATTLE OF SURIGAO STRAIT, LEYTE GULF, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, ON 25 OCTOBER 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.