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James Maxon Hinkle

Graduating Class of 1938
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Hinkle

First Lieutenant
James Maxon Hinkle

Army Air Forces
534th Bombardment Squadron
682nd Air Support Operations Squadron
381st Bombardment Group


Milwaukee, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Isle of Man

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Valhalla Memorial Park, Milwaukee, WI

More About First Lieutenant Hinkle

Lieutenant Hinkle was killed in a plane crash. Lt. Hinkle and other service members were being ferried to Northern Ireland for a week's leave. On the way there, the aircraft crashed into the southern slope of Mount Barrule, killing all 31 passengers and crew members. He enlisted in the Army in April 1941. He had been employed by the Department of Taxation as an auditor. He was a certified public accountant. He was survived by his wife Betty, his parents, a sister and a brother.