This is what I have on Chaplain Willard B Hanson:
Certificate of Service from APO 40, c/o/ postmaster,
San Francisco, California. January 7, 1944.
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Infantry, April 22, 1937 (ORC).(Cf. attached "Statement of Service for Longevity Pay", Headquarters, First Military Area, Presidio of San Francisco, California.)
Entered "Extended Active Duty" as First Lieutenant--Chaplain's Reserve, October 30, 1941, and assigned to Mather Field, California, by S. O. Number 251, W. D., 27 October , 1941. Par. 95.
Assigned to Hawaiian Department by Letter W.D., A. G. 210.31 (Chaplains), Par. 1, February 28, 1942.
Assigned to 24th Division by Headquarters Hawaiian Department S. O. number 103 Par. 20, 16 April, 1942.
Assigned to 21st Infantry Regiment by S. O. number 82, Par. 3, Headquarters 24th Infantry Division, 17 April, 1942.
Assigned to Army Task Force, APO 914 by Letter Headquarters Hawaiian Department, A.G. 210.31, 12 February 1943.
Assinged to 40th Infantry Division by S. O. 305, Par. 41, HQ USAFICPA, 1 November, 1943.
Assigned to Headquarters Special Trooops, 40th Infantry Division by S. O. 221, Headquarters 40th Infantry Division, 22 November, 1943.
Promototed to grade of Captain (Chaplain temorary AUS) by S. O 353, Par. 27, HQ USAFICPA, 19 December, 1943.
Officer Qualifications Record
10/41 to 3/42 Mather Field, Calif. 1st Lt. Post Chaplain.
4/42 to 2/43 21st Infantry, 24th Div. Schfd. Bks. TH 1st Lt. Regimental Chaplain
2/43 to 11/43 Task Force APO 914 1st LT. Task Force Chaplain
11/43 to 7/44 Div. Sp. Troops 40th Inf. Div. APO 4Capt. Unit Chaplain
7/44 to 9/44 108th Inf. 40th Div. Capt. Regimental Chaplain
10/44 to 4/45 161st Sta. Hosp. Capt. hospital patient, 4th Gen. Hosp, Capt. hospital patient, Letterman Gen. Hosp., De Witt Gen. Hosp., Dibble Gen. Hosp. hospital patient.
4/45 HQ Ninth Ser. Commd.
Thank you so much for your help.Is this information helpful in finding where and with whom he was lost and had to eat turtles?