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2nd Lt. Harold Charles Ham


Born: 10 March 1925

Parents: Harold E. & Catherine Ham

Hometown:

    - 2825 North Seventy-Seventh Avenue - Elmwood Park, Illinois

        - family lived in Oak Park, Illinois

Education:

    - John Mills School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1943

Inducted:

    - 10 March 1944

         - U. S. Army Air Corps

Serial Number: O&837812

Training: 

    - Florida

    - Georgia

        - Spence Army Airfield - received wings

Unit: 

    - 336th Base Unit Combat Crew Training Squadron - Instructional Operations

        -Flight Instructor

            - Randolph Army Airfield, Texas

            - Scott Army Airfield, Illinois

            - Sarasota Army Airfield, Florida 

Engagements:

    - Unknown

Died:

    - 6 April 1945 - disappeared over ocean during a storm

    - 20 miles from Jacksonville, Florida

    - flying a P-51K

        - Plane Number:  44-11796

Buried: 

    - Unknown - not listed on any memorial

    - not known if his remains were ever recovered 


 

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