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by ComBloc
30 Jun 2020 1631
Forum: Share your memories
Topic: Picture of 400th Squadron Mechanic Alan Hamilton
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Picture of 400th Squadron Mechanic Alan Hamilton

Exactly what the subject title says. Standing on the right is Alan Hamilton, my great-grandfather, a mechanic for the 400th Bomb Squadron, the gentleman on the left is unknown to me, but please, do let me know if you have any clue. Exact location is also unknown, but is certainly an airfield. I am c...
by ComBloc
10 Jun 2020 1417
Forum: Seeking information...
Topic: Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron
Replies: 6
Views: 8312

Re: Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron

Wow! Bob, thank you so much! Where did you happen to find these pages online? Do you have a link to the webpages you found these scans in? I would much appreciate that, if possible. I wonder what he was sent to hospital for. As far as we know he was never wounded, maybe sickness? This is so very int...
by ComBloc
05 Jun 2020 1447
Forum: Seeking information...
Topic: Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron
Replies: 6
Views: 8312

Re: Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron

Your great grandfather was a mechanic in the 90th Bomb Group assigned to the 400th Squadron. It appears he joined them in 1943 and stayed with them til the end of the war. I saw that he was promoted to Staff Sergeant in March of 45 and sent to the hospital in April of 45. His serial number was 1104...
by ComBloc
22 Mar 2020 0027
Forum: Share your memories
Topic: 2019 - 90th Reunion in Dearborn
Replies: 3
Views: 8467

Re: 2019 - 90th Reunion in Dearborn

Wow! So cool! Sad I missed it... will there be any more reunions in the near future? If so, I’d be there!
by ComBloc
10 Mar 2020 0910
Forum: Seeking information...
Topic: Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron
Replies: 6
Views: 8312

Pvt. Alan Hamilton, Mechanic, 400th bomb squadron

Looking for info on my great-grandfather, Pvt. Alan Hamilton, a mechanic in the 400th bomb squadron. He enlisted December 26, 1941, and was with the squadron until it was disbanded in 1944 (?). I have found him in two photographs on this site, most notably pelande0 (He is the second from the left, c...