Hamilton, John Lewis, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
AAF 1056-Pilot Single-Engine Fighter
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, AAF 1056, USAAF 15th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1946


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Home Town
Greenwood, Mississippi
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Nov 21, 1982
Location of Interment
Riverside National Cemetery - Riverside, California
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Not Specified

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Hamilton, of Greenwood, Miss., graduated from flight training on May 28, 1943, at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama. He soon deployed to North Africa with the Purple Heart.

Hamilton died Nov. 21, 1982, and is one of seven Tuskegee Airmen buried at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.

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John L. Hamilton was a pilot and one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. He graduated from flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama, Class 43-E-SE (Single-Engine Fighter) on May 28, 1943 as a 2nd LT. He served as a 1st LT in the U.S. Army during World War II. He entered the service on July 15, 1942 and was discharged on November 18, 1946.
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USAAF 15th Army Air Force
  1943-1945, AAF 1056, USAAF 15th Army Air Force
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