McWhorter III, Hamilton, CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1969, NAS Miramar
Service Years
1941 - 1969
Commander
Commander

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Athens

Date of Passing
Apr 12, 2008
 
Location of Interment
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired in El Cajon, California. Co-author of a book on his experiences in WWII, "First Hellcat Ace."
   
Other Comments:
Flew 89 combat missions during WWII.

US Navy's first Hellcat ace, ultimately downing twelve Japanese aircraft in the F6F.
   
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  1941-1942, Naval Flight School

Ensign

From Month/Year
- / 1941

To Month/Year
- / 1942

Unit
Naval Flight School Unit Page

Rank
Ensign

NEC
Not Specified

Location
NAS Pensacola

Country/State
Florida
 
 
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Naval Flight School

Type
Garrison - Training Command

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Flight Schools

Strength
Formal School

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2008
   
   
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19 Members Also There at Same Time
Naval Flight School

WEINEL, John, ADM, (1939-1975) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wiseman, Osborne B, LTJG, (1938-1942) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Cabell, John, CDR, (1942-1962) Ensign
Christiansen, John, RDML, (1941-1975) Ensign
Earnest, Albert, CAPT, (1941-1972) Ensign
Jamison, William, LT, (1941-1945) Ensign
Loomis, Malcolm L, LT, (1942-1944) Ensign
Morgan, Corwin, CDR, (1940-1954) Ensign
SMITH, Armistead, CAPT, (1942-1972) Ensign
Rockwell, George Lincoln, CDR, (1940-1960) Naval Aviation Cadet
Rogers, Charles, LCDR, (1942-1946) Naval Aviation Cadet
Micheel, Vernon Larsen, CAPT, (1940-1972) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Wolf, Fritz Emil, CDR, (1939-1967) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Tebbetts, John England, LCDR, (1934-1955) OFF 139X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Bass, Harry Brinkley, LCDR, (1938-1944) OFF 000X Ensign
Dibb, Robert Allan Murray, LCDR, (1941-1944) OFF 139X Ensign
Dufilho, Marion William, LT, (1938-1942) OFF 139X Ensign
DuTemple, Lynn Francis, LCDR, (1942-1952) OFF 139X Ensign
Neely, Richard, ENS, (1941-1942) OFF 139X Ensign

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