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Arthur John Hamata
Recent Address: Racine, WI
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Family Information: Parents: Joseph and Estelle; Wife: Jean;
Hometown: Racine, WI
Date Entered Service: October 14, 1942
Service Number:
36270733
Bomb Group: 444th
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Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS
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Military Specialty(ies): Radar Operator
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Crew Type: Flight crew
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Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th: March 2, 1946
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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.
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Mr. Hamata passed away on September 5, 2010.  He is buried at West Lawn Memorial Park, Racine, WI.

 


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