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Hammond, Francis Colton 33-9011 Harvey, Raymond G. 6-8360-B-LH Hudner, Thomas Jerome Jr. 54-2135 Johnson, James Edmund MH-451 Koelsch, John Kelvin 30-1123-RH Libby, George Dalton 34-1317 Loring, Charles Joseph Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. His citation, in part, reads, "By exceptional fortitude, inspiring initiative Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. GREAT NEWS! Francis is remembered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Please try again later. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. While still in high school, Francis Hammond worked for his future father-in-law s Just better. Francis Colton Hammond was born November 9, 1931, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Harry C. Hammond and Elvira Jenkins Hammond. the wounded until he was struck by an enemy mortar round. date: Korea, 26-27 March 1953. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions above and beyond the call of duty during the night of March 26–27, 1953 during the Battle for Outpost Vegas. Francis Colton Hammond was born November 9, 1931, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Harry C. Hammond and Elvira Jenkins Hammond. the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a HC serving There was an error deleting this problem. Box 975, 4 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam, NY 13676 315-265-1000 [email protected] Photo Courtesy ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY. USS Francis Hammond (DE/FF-1067) is the ninth Knox-class frigate, named in honor of Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, a Medal of Honor recipient. Resolutely advancing through the veritable curtain of fire to aid his stricken comrades, HC Hammond moved among the stalwart garrison of marines and, although critically wounded himself, valiantly continued to administer aid to the other wounded throughout an exhausting 4-hour period. Francis Colton Hammond (November 9, 1931 – March 27, 1953) was a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman who served with a United States Marine Corps unit during the Korean War. GREAT NEWS! You have chosen this person to be their own family member. entries for Francis Hammond in … To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. Family members linked to this person will appear here. His citation reads "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a[n] HC serving with the 1st Marine Division in action against enemy aggressor forces on the night of 26–27 March 1953. Entered service at: Alexandria, Va. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the night of March 26–27, 1953. Francis Hammond Obituary Here is Francis Hammond’s obituary. Francis Colton Hammond (November 9, 1931 – March 26, 1953) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action in Korea while serving with a Marine Corps rifle company during the Korean War. NAMESAKE - Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, USN (November 9 1931 - March 27 1953). Find Francis Hammond in US & view Court, Arrest & Criminal Records, Personal Reviews & Reputation Score. Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. This 53-room school, covering 25 acres, was dedicated to Francis Colton Hammond, Navy Medical Corpsman who was posthumously aw-arded the Congressional Me-dal of Honor for his gallant service in Korea. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to feedback@findagrave.com and include a link to the page and details about the problem. HN USN Hospitalman, US Navy.| Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. When his platoon was directed to withdraw, he assisted the evacuation of × You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Town of Colton: 4.8 acres, beginning on Trimm Road at southeast corner of lands now or formerly of Joseph Louis Robar, Kyle A. Murray and Jessica J. Andrews, South Colton, sold to Jeffery E. Bonner, Colton $160,000 View contact info: Address, Phone, Email & Photos. Mr. Ham-mond We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. stalwart garrison of marines and, although critically wounded himself, Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the night of March 26–27, 1953. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Francis Colton Hammond (November 9, 1931 – March 27, 1953) was a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman who served with a United States Marine Corps unit during the Korean War.He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the night of March 26–27, 1953.. USS Francis Hammond (DE/FF-1067) is the ninth Knox-class frigate, named in honor of Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, a Medal of Honor recipient. HC Hammond's platoon was subjected to a USS Francis Hammond (DE/FF-1067) is the ninth Knox-class frigate, named in honor of Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, a Medal of Honor recipient. Navy, attached as a medical corpsman to 1st Marine Division. 1953 while defending "Outpost Vegas", his platoon was subjected to a murderous We’ve updated the security on the site. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Francis Colton Hammond was born November 9, 1931, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Harry C. Hammond and Elvira Jenkins Hammond.While still in high school, Francis Hammond worked for his future father-in-law’s construction States and was buried in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery. of enemy mortar fire and fell, mortally wounded. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. the Purple Heart. Francis Colton Hammond, Hospital Corpsman, United States Navy Born on November 9, 1931, he enlisted in the Navy as a Seaman Recruit in 1951. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War as a Hospitalman in the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Drag images here or select from your computer for Francis Colton Hammond memorial. and self-sacrificing efforts, he oudoubtedly saved the lives of many Marines.". Born at Alexandria, Virginia, November 9, 1931. BURIED AT: SECTION 33  SITE 9011 We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. assault by onrushing enemy troops. This Military Service Page was created/owned by Pamela Jeans (Pam)-Historian to remember Marine HN Francis Colton Hammond. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. ). This is a National American Cemetery administered through the Department of the Army. GREAT NEWS! Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? first aid to the wounded even though critically wounded himself. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. He remained He was trained as a Hospitalman and then sent to the United States Marine Corps Barracks at Camp Pendleton, California for assignment. He was subsequently returned to the United with the 1st Marine Division in action against enemy aggressor forces on barrage of enemy mortar and artillery fire followed by assault by the enemy. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). based on information from your browser. Please try again later. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Try again later. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. Try again later. hostile force occupying ground on a bitterly contested outpost far in advance Quite the same Wikipedia. Alexandria, Virginia. saved the lives of many marines. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. This is a National Parks Service and American Battle Monuments Commission location. By his exceptional fortitude, inspiring initiative and self-sacrificing efforts, HC Hammond undoubtedly saved the lives of many marines. After reaching an intermediate objective Try again later. Sorry! This guide to Australian birth, death and marriage (BDM) records provides: Links to State and Territory Registry offices and to [their] freely accessible online indexes, where available Links to Library networked BDM indexes (on eResources) He DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/10/1953 Town of Colton: 4.8 acres, beginning on Trimm Road at southeast corner of lands now or formerly of Joseph Louis Robar, Kyle A. Murray and Jessica J. Andrews, South Colton, sold to Jeffery E. Bonner, Colton $160,000 There is a problem with your email/password. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. šåˆ¶å¾¡ [248] 1991 William Edward Hanford 1908 1996 ポリウレタン [249] 2017 Eli Harari 1945 — 浮動ゲート Resolutely advancing through the veritable exhausting 4-hour period. She was originally designed as a Knox-class ocean escort (DE-1067), and was built by Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation Los Angeles Division, San Pedro, California.. After reaching an intermediate objective during a counterattack against a heavily entrenched and numerically superior hostile force occupying ground on a bitterly contested outpost far in advance of the main line of resistance, HC Hammond's platoon was subjected to a murderous barrage of hostile mortar and artillery fire, followed by a vicious assault by onrushing enemy troops. Failed to delete memorial. the night of 26-27 March 1953. directed the evacuation of casualties and remained in the fire-swept area of Russell C. Jacobs, March 2006. Resend Activation Email. DATE OF BIRTH: 11/09/1931 While still in high school, Francis Hammond worked for his future father-in-law’s Thanks for your help! USS Francis Hammond. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Courtesy of the Home of Heroes Place and I thought you might like to see a memorial for Francis Colton Hammond I found on Findagrave.com. curtain of fire to aid his stricken comrades, HC Hammond moved among the When the unit was ordered to withdraw, he skillfully Your Scrapbook is currently empty. Colton Craig Parten, 22, Fayetteville, and Blaire McCall Taylor, 23, Springdale John Charles Saferite, 51, and Tammy Eugena Pulliam, 53, both of Siloam Springs Dec. 15 Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Please reset your password. Francis Colton Hammond (November 9, 1931 – March 27, 1953) was a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman who served with a United States Marine Corps unit during the Korean War. to assist the corpsmen of the relieving unit until he was struck by a round and great valor, Hospitalman Hammond was awarded the Medal of Honor and For his leadership  Naval Service. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War as a Hospitalman in the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Francis Colton Hammond Francis Colton Hammond * 09.11.1931 Alexandria † 27.03.1953 ? Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. Find Francis Hammond in the United States We found 68 entries for Francis Hammond in United States. Year should not be greater than current year. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. inspiring initiative and self-sacrificing efforts, HC Hammond undoubtedly or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. HM Hammond was killed in action on March 27 1953 while serving as a platoon corpsman with the First Marine Division at Sanae-dong, Korea when that unit was subjected to a murderous barrage of hostile mortar and artillery fire. during a counterattack against a heavily entrenched and numerically superior For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at Contents Design and description 1 In February 1953 he left for Korea and was attached to the Fifth Marines. HAMMOND, FRANCIS C. Rank and organization: Hospital Corpsman, U.S. Colton Anderson | Geneseo, Illinois | -- | 22 connections | View Colton's homepage, profile, activity, articles murderous barrage of hostile mortar and artillery fire, followed by a vicious Although seriously wounded, he assisted his wounded comrades for four hours. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. When the unit was ordered to withdraw, he skillfully directed the evacuation of casualties and remained in the fire-swept area to assist the corpsmen of the relieving unit until he was struck by a round of enemy mortar fire and fell, mortally wounded. In December 1986, after the ship's company of Francis Hammond raised over $11,000 for Navy Relief (beating their goal of ten times the ship's hull number), permission was granted to temporarily add a dollar sign, a thousands separator, and an extra zero to the hull number painted on the side of the ship. He gallantly gave his life for his country". behind to direct the evacuation of the wounded and the area was again swept VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown GREAT NEWS! We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Birth: During the night of March 26-27,  Killed in Action March 26, 1953 in Korea. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. He posthumously received the Medal of of DATE OF DEATH: 03/26/1953 Place the pin on the map to plot a location. Photo A system error has occurred. Make sure that the file is a photo. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. Please select a county or city to continue. serving with the 1st Marine Division. We have set your language to Failed to remove flower. Francis Colton Hammond was born November 9, 1931, in Alexandria, Virginia, the son of Harry C. Hammond and Elvira Jenkins Hammond. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. of the main line of resistance. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. 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