Sunday, October 16, 2016

PFC Junior Benson Hamrick

PFC Junior Benson Hamrick was born 8 Jun 1924 in Webster Springs, West Virginia to Lorenzo Benson and Ora Ann (Pritt) Hamrick.  His father was a coal miner.

PFC Hamrick is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.

His brother, SSG Victor L. Hamrick, was a waist gunner on B-17 "Short Snorter III" (#42-5337), 401st Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force and was lost when his plane was shot down on a mission to Schweinfurt, Germany. He is remembered on the wall of the missing at the Netherlands American Cemetery.

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