Shawe, Hamilton Bruce, Jr., Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, POW North Korea
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1923
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Gerald Jones (Jerry)-Deceased to remember Shawe, Hamilton Bruce, Jr. (EX-POW), Col USAF(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Gardnerville, NV
Last Address
Langley AFB, VA

Date of Passing
Dec 25, 2002
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Air Force Retired


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A pilot with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing was flying his RF-51 Mustang, Captain Shawe's aircraft was shot down on December 1, 1950 and he was immediately captured by enemy troops.  He was a prisoner of war until returned to military control during Operation Big Switch when hostilities ceased.

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Aviator (Command)


 
 Unit Assignments
67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing5th Air ForcePrisoner Of War (POW)
  1950-1950, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1950-1950, 5th Air Force
  1950-1953, POW North Korea
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1961-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1943-1946, United States Military Academy
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1950-1950, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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