Hallmark, Dean Edward, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1081-Pilot, B-25
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, POW Japan
Service Years
1940 - 1942
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Robert Lee, Texas
Last Address
Shanghai, China

Casualty Date
Oct 15, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
China
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 12, Site 158

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2013, World War II Fallen
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School95th Bombardment Squadron, Medium17th Bombardment Group, MediumDoolittle Raiders (composite group)
POW Japan
  1940-1941, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1081, 95th Bombardment Squadron, Medium
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1081, 17th Bombardment Group, Medium
  1942-1942, AAF MOS 1081, Doolittle Raiders (composite group)
  1942-1942, POW Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
  1942-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Paris Junior CollegeAuburn University
  1932-1934, Paris Junior College
  1935-1936, Auburn University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-25 Mitchell  
  1941-1942, B-25 Mitchell
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was the pilot on Doolittle Raiders Crew #6.
He was executed in China by the Japanese while a POW.
He was cremated and his remains were stored in Shanghai where they were found after the war and returned to the US for burial in Arlington in 1949.

His DFC citation:
Awarded posthumously for actions during World War II
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Air Corps) Dean Edward Hallmark (ASN: 0-421081), United States Army Air Forces, for extraordinary achievement as Pilot of a B-25 Bomber of the 1st Special Aviation Project (Doolittle Raider Force), while participating in a highly destructive raid on the Japanese mainland on 18 April 1942. Lieutenant Hallmark with 79 other officers and enlisted men volunteered for this mission knowing full well that the chances of survival were extremely remote, and executed his part in it with great skill and daring. This achievement reflects high credit on himself and the military service.

Action Date: April 18, 1942

Service: Army Air Forces

Rank: First Lieutenant

Company: 1st Special Aviation Project

Division: Doolittle Tokyo Raider Force


Crew #6 (Plane 40-2298, "Green Hornet", target Tokyo). 95th Bomb Sq. L-R: Lt. Chase Jay Nielsen (navigator), Lt. Dean E. Hallmark (pilot), Sgt. Donald E. Fitzmaurice (engineer-gunner), Lt. Robert J. Meder (co-pilot), Sgt. William J Dieter (bombardier). (USAF photo)

   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_E._Hallmark
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=932
http://www.doolittleraider.com/raiders/hallmark.htm
http://www.cieldegloire.com/batailles_tokyo_e06.php#1                         
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/dehallmark.htm
http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123049423
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9529396
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=30187
Raid:
http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/wwii-pac/misc-42/doolt-p.htm
http://www.doolittleraider.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=138


 
   
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