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Arthur John Hamata
Recent Address: Racine, WI
Family Information: Parents: Joseph and Estelle; Wife: Jean;
Hometown: Racine, WI
Date Entered Service: October 14, 1942
Service Number:
Bomb Group: 444th
Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Service Schools Attended:
Military Specialty(ies): Radar Operator
Rank Upon Discharge:
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th: March 2, 1946
Post-WWII Military Service:
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Arthur was employed at First National Bank for over 25 years retiring in 1984 as vice president. He previously was a controller for Catholic Family Insurance. Arthur was an active and dedicated member of St. John Nepomuk Church, a member of the American Legion and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Throughout his life, Arthur enjoyed his trips with his family to their cabin in Canada. He also enjoyed spending winters in Florida.

Mr. Hamata passed away on September 5, 2010.  He is buried at West Lawn Memorial Park, Racine, WI.


Arthur Hamata


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