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1st Lt. James Davenport Hannaman "Jimmie" (KIA)

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Full Name: James Davenport Hannaman "Jimmie"
Service number: O-772358
Rank: 1nd Lieutenant.
Function: Co-Pilot
Birth date & Place: 1917, Idaho
Woonplaats: Salem, Oregon
Age: 28
Education: student at the University of Oregon
Profesion: Employe contracting firm of "Viesko and Hannaman"
Family: George L. Hannaman (father) Harriet M. Hannaman (mother) Jack W. Hannaman (brother) Betty S. Hannaman (sister) Paul W. Hannaman (brother) Mary J. Hannaman (sister) Lila L. (Murray) Hannaman (wife) Jimmy D. Hannaman Jr. (son) Victoria D. Hannaman (daughter)
Award: Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, American Campaign Medal,European-African-Middel Eastern Campaign Medal,World War II Victory Medal. Pilot badge.
Cemetery: Temporary American Military Cemetery Margraten Block V, Row 3, Grave 53. Last Burial, American War Cemetery Margraten Plot O, Row 13, Grave 8.
Date of death: 10 January 1945
Place of Death: Neuss
Mission data: Date: 10 January 1945 Mission: 241 Serialnumber: 43-38668 Callsign: BI-T Type: B17-G Date: 10 January 1945 Destination/Mission: Bombing Bridges Cologne afterwards inflight mission changed to bombing bridges Neuss Mission: Bombing bridges. MACR: 11580
Status: KIA

 

1st Lt James D. Hannaman enlisted in Portland, Oregon on 29 September 1942.

He was killed when the Eight Air Force bomber on which he was co-pilot went down over Düsseldorf on 10 January 1945.

He had been in the service since April 1943 and left for overseas duty in September 1944.

He was a former student at the University of Oregon and was associated with his father, the late George L. Hannaman, in the contracting firm of "Viesko and Hannaman" before entering air corps active service.

 

 


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ABMC War Dead Certificate James D Hannaman
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