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James Pratt Hodges

Military

Major General James P Hodges served as Commanding General of the 2nd Air Division from 13 September 1942 to 1 August 1944. He retired 30 September 1951.

His son, James P Hodges II, served as a fighter pilot with the 56th Fighter Group.

Service

People

  • Philip Ardery

    Military | Major General | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Silver Star/ 2 DFCs/ 4 Air Medals/ Croix de Guerre. ...

  • Kenneth Caldwell

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by FW 190 fighters near Orleans, France on 7 Jan 44 in B-24D #42-41013 'Trouble N' Mind' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Hodges

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    James P Hodges Jr. served as a pilot with the 56th Fighter Group during World War II. ...

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Units served with

Associated Place

  • Ketteringham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    300-400 US servicemen were housed in Nissen huts built in what is now woodland next to the Hall. At one time home to Team Lotus (Formula 1); currently privately owned with a memorial in the grounds.

  • Norwich

    Military site : non-airfield

  • Old Catton

    Military site : non-airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakley, Maryland

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2019 02:24:35 Dieterle Changes to person associations
Sources

Philip Ardery, Bomber Pilot: A Memoir of World War II (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky: 1978) 125.

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2019 00:29:52 Dieterle Changes to person associations
Sources

Philip Ardery, Bomber Pilot: A Memoir of World War II (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky: 1978) 154-155, passim.

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2015 13:28:35 Lucy May Changes to biography and media associations
Sources

Spelt out abbreviations in the Biography field for ease of understanding.

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2015 04:03:21 JPH3 Changes to highest rank, biography and place associations
Sources

Updated by James P Hodges III (grandson)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth by Roger Freeman

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