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Frank P. Hammond

Lt. - U.S. Army

1942 - 1945 - Reserves 1949 -1952

World War II

U.S. - European Theater - France, Belgium, Luxembourg & Germany 

     

SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCES

Lt. Frank Hammond spent eight strenuous months in  combat through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany & to the Czech border  As an infantryman with the U.S. 3rd Army under command of General George Patton he fought and was wounded in the "Battle of the Bulge".  After recovery he participated in an amphibious crossing of the Rhine River.  Frank walked and fought from Belgium, thru Germany to the Czech border where his unit met up with the Russian Army.  After WWII ended he joined the Army Reserve until 1952.  At Lexington, Frank was the first Captain of the Lexington Veterans Association Honor Guard.

 He and his wife, Jeanne, lived in Southmont Cove. 

Frank.jpg (21987 bytes)Frank Hammond passed away at Lexington on December 17, 2004.  Services were held at St. Hilary's Episcopal Church in Ft. Myers with Military Honors.

 

 

 

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