William J. Hammond

Recent Address: Oklahoma City, OK
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Family Info: 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
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Squadron: 769th
Location of Unit: Tinian
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MOS: Flight Engineer
Rank Upon Discharge: Technical Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Retired from Pillsbury Company and as a real estate broker in Springfield, IL.
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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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