James Douglas Hamm

February 16, 1920 - May 3, 1943

James Douglas Hamm was born on February 16, 1920. He attended the University of Virginia as an engineering student he participated in the Hayes Literary Society, Junior Football and Student Government, he made the Dean’s List of Distinguished Students. Hamm served in the United States Army as the Second Lieutenant in the 95th Fighter Squadron. Hamm was killed in North Africa 74 years ago today, May 3, 1943, he was 23 years old. For his service he was awarded an Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters and Purple Heart

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