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Biography
 
James J. Dickerson
James J. Dickerson, Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998
Last Name: `
DICKERSON
First Name Middle Initial:
JAMES JACKSON
Nick Name:
'DICK'
Street:  401 COOKS RD City & State: ZEBULON, GA E-Mail: 
Zip: 30295-3407 Phone:  Spouse: NELLIE C.
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 3 BN HQ CO 422 INF 106 DIV
Theater: ETO Where Captured: AVW, GERMANY Date Captured: 12/19/44
Camps Held In: Camps to come.. How Long Interned: 0 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: Age at Capture: 25
Medals Received: BRONZE STAR, 2 PURPLE HEART MEDALS, 3 GOOD CONDUCT MEDALS, POW MEDAL, AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, WW II VICTORY MEDAL
Military Job: T/SGT Company: U.S. AIR FORCE
Occupation after War:  CIVIL SERVICE FOR THE U.S.A.F

 

Bio:

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.

 

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