Hudson, James Alexander, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 131X, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
Service Years
1950 - 1952
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Los Angeles, CA
Last Address
Los Angeles, CA

Casualty Date
Dec 12, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (Cenotaph)

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 Duty Stations
VA-923USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
  1952-1952, 131X, VA-923
  1952-1952, 131X, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1946-1950, United States Naval Academy2
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Service Number O-532092
  Dec 12, 2016, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LTJG Hudson was Killed in Action during the Korean War. Hudson graduated from Annapoiis (USNA) in 1950. He was a pilot of an AD-3 Skyraider dive bomber assigned to VA-923 aboard the USS Oriskany (CVA-34). While attacking facilities near Hwangsuwon-ni (Somong-ni) N. Korea, Hudson's plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire & crashed. Hudson was killed in the crash, body not recovered. Hudson's name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing. 
   
Comments/Citation

 
Name of Award
Distiguished Flying Cross 
Years Awarded
1952
Details behind Awards:
Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade James Alexander Hudson (NSN: 0-532903), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while serving with Attack Squadron NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE (VA-923), embarked in U.S.S. ORISKANY (CVA-34), in action against enemy aggressor forces in Korea on 22 December 1952.
General Orders: All Hands (January 1954)
Action Date: December 22, 1952
Service: Navy
Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade
Squadron: Attack Squadron 923 (VA-923)
Ship: U.S.S. Oriskany (CVA-34)

   
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Korean War Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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