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Parachutist Overseas

Shown above is Pvt. James E. Hammonds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lattie Hammonds of Shannon,! who has been overseas for nine months with a parachutist infantry group of the U. S. army. He entered service on November 27, 1942 and received his wings as a qualified parachutist on June 11, 1943.  He would like friends to write him at this address: ASN 34463401, APO 230. c/o Postmaster, New York City, N. Y.

[The Robesonian, Lumberton, NC, 09 Oct 1944, Mon, Page 6]

   Pfc James C Hutto, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Hutto of Gaston, enlisted in the paratroops in December 1942 and received basic training at Camp Blanding Fla. and Fort Benning Ga. Later he was stationed at Camp Mackall N. C. where he completed eleven successful jumps and received his certificate as a paratrooper in September 194. Private Hutto has been overseas since December 1943, first in Northern Ireland and later in England., He received the Good Conduct medal. A 1941 graduate of Swansea high school, he was with the A and P store at Five Points before entering the army. He is a brother of Mrs. F. N. Simon of Columbia

[The State, Columbia, SC, 16 Jul 1944, Su n, Page 9]

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