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Hooks, John T.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant John T. Hooks.

Unit/Placed in, 33rd Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group (Heavy).


John is born approx. on 1916 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Father, Robert E. Hooks.

Mother, Pauline Hooks.

Sister(s), Beatrice and Felton Hooks.

Brother(s), George Hooks.


John enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 34353560.


John‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           Donald W. White               Pilot

2nd Lt.         Alonzo T. Rountree Jr.       Co Pilot

1st Lt.           William R. Brown              Navigator

1st Lt.           Joe A. Coranado                Bombardier

1st Lt.          Nathaniel H. Ball               Observer

T/Sgt.          Wayne W. Shaw                Engineer

S/Sgt.           John T. Hooks                   Radio Operator

T/Sgt.          Arthur K. Miller Jr.           Asst. Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Raymond Schutrum           Gunner

S/Sgt.           William C. Steele               Gunner


John was KIA when over the Mission Target they were hit by an anti-aircraft phosphorus shell on Sept. 1, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/22nd_Bombardment_Group.html




Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com






33rd Bomber Squadron
22rd Bomber Group
Nose Art Their Plane "Ole' Tomato"
DAYTON, Ohio -- 22nd Bomb Squadron plaque in Memorial Park at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
His rank Staff Sergeant