Dickerson, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998
Name: ` DICKERSON
Name Middle Initial:
401 COOKS RD
& State: ZEBULON, GA
3 BN HQ CO 422 INF 106 DIV
Captured: AVW, GERMANY
Held In: Camps to come..
Long Interned: 0 days
/ repatriated: liberated
at Capture: 25
Received: BRONZE STAR, 2 PURPLE HEART MEDALS, 3 GOOD CONDUCT
MEDALS, POW MEDAL, AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, WW II VICTORY MEDAL
U.S. AIR FORCE
after War: CIVIL SERVICE FOR THE U.S.A.F
James J. Dickerson of Zebulan, GA. was only 25 when he was captured in
AVW, Germany on 12-19-44 during WWII. James served in the Army in the
106th Division before being captured and held for 105 days in Germany.
After returning home James worked as a Civil Service Officer for the
U.S.A.F. and retired from the Air Force after 21 years with is wife
Nellie. Through his years in the service James received many military
medals including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart (twice), the Good
Conduct Medal (3 times), and many more.