New England Air Museum
William J. Hammond

 

Recent Address:

Oklahoma City, OK

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: William and Catherine; Wife: Kathleen; Children: William and Diane

Hometown:

Syracuse, NY

Date Entered Service:

April 22, 1941

Service Number:

32039394

Bomb Group:

462nd

Squadron:

769th

Location of Unit:

Tinian

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Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

 

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

Flight Engineer

Rank Upon Discharge:

Technical Sergeant

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Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Retired from Pillsbury Company and as a real estate broker in Springfield, IL.

Comments:

His most memorable experience was flying over the battleship USS Missouri for the signing of the armistice.

Mr. Hammond passed away September 18, 2004. He is buried in Foster Cemetery in Foster, OK.

 


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