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  PFC Harold B. Hammitt    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



Fox Company
35th Infantry Regiment
World War II


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"





The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Harold B. Hammitt, who died in the service of his country on March 2nd, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Harold was 20 years of age. He was from Minnesota.

The decorations earned by PFC Harold B. Hammitt include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


Harold was killed by friendly fire on Luzon.

Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Barnum
Carlton County
Minnesota, USA

4G GRANDSON OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAPTAIN JOHN GEORGE OVERMIRE

Family links:
Parents:
Roscoe R. Hammitt (1883 - 1953)
Mary M. Hammitt (1885 - 1954)