Capt. John Bassett
Capt. John Bassett died May 29, 1943, defending his aid station from a Japanese attack on the island of Attu in the Aleutian Chain. In 1963 the hospital on Ft. Wainwright was rededicated as Bassett Army Hospital in honor of his heroism.
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