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James E. Hatfield

Lieutenant Commander, Navy

Born: October 3, 1913
Entered: January 1, 1942
Discharged: May 1, 1965
Died In: Hatfield
Awards: Navy Seal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal

Served in World War II. Was in U.S. Navy Reserve from 1946 to 1965. Attended Navy Pre-Flight School in Chapel Hill, N.C. with fellow Ensign Gerald Ford, future President of the United States.

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