James Franklin Marchman, Jr.

James F. Marchman, Jr., WWII
James F. Marchman, Jr., WWII
Recent Address: 1825 Azalea Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
E-mail Address: marchman@vt.edu
Family Info: Parents: James and Ethel; Wife: Alva; Children: James F. III, Philip, Marilyn
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Date Entered Service: October 6, 1942
Service Number: O-582102
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 795th
Location of Unit: Smoky Hill AAF
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Awards: Air Medal, Billy Mitchell Award, Presidential Unit Citation with 5 Battle Stars
Service Schools: OCS 1943; AAF Combat Intelligence 1943
MOS: Combat Intelligence Officer
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
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Date Discharged: October, 1945
Post WWII Service: Air Force Reserves
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Returned to work for Western Auto Supply Co., Kansas City, MO. Worked in Western Auto Company management in Kansas City, New Orleans and Greensboro, NC. Bought Western Auto Associate Store in Forest City, NC in 1953. Active in Aviation and Baptist missions. Chaired Rutherford County, NC Airport Commission. Died November 14, 1993. The Airport in Rutherford County, NC is now named J.F. Marchman Field in his honor.
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Comments: Full comments available in 58th Bomb Wing Office. (Deceased November 14, 1993)

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