Veterans' Memorial Project

Jack Keating Hamilton

Champaign, IL

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Tech Sergeant

Date of Birth: 07/05/1925

Date of Death: 04/05/1945

T.-Sgt. Hamilton served with the 490th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force. He was a top-turret gunner on a Flying Fortress when his plane was shot down over Holland. He had sailed for England in January, 1945, and earned the Air Medal with two clusters and the Presidential Unit Citation.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, May, 1946

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