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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Home Town
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Last Address
Athens

Date of Passing
Apr 12, 2008
 
Location of Interment
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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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  1946-1947, NTTC Ward Island, Corpus Christi (Faculty Staff)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
- / 1946

To Month/Year
- / 1947

Unit
NTTC Ward Island, Corpus Christi (Faculty Staff) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Texas
 
 
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 NTTC Ward Island, Corpus Christi (Faculty Staff) Details

NTTC Ward Island, Corpus Christi (Faculty Staff)

Type
Garrison - Training Command

Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated

Parent Unit
Naval Technical Training Center (Faculty Staff)

Strength
Training Center

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2008
   
   
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3 Members Also There at Same Time
NTTC Ward Island, Corpus Christi (Faculty Staff)

Poole, Henry, LCDR, (1932-1966) OFF 135X Ensign
Poole, Henry, LCDR, (1932-1966) AL AL-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Shackelford, Voytle Vernon, LCDR, (1942-1973) AT ATR-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Gemmell, Sandy, SN, (1946-1948) SN SN-0000 Seaman

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