Name: James Sylvester Montague

Military Service Number: O-801493

Neighborhood: Hollis, Queens

DOB: September 7, 1920

Dates at Queens College: 1937


Date of Induction to Military: October 16, 1941

Military Service Branch: US Army Air Corps

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 311th School Squadron

Fate: KIA - October 8, 1943

Awards and Medals:

Honorable Service Lapel

WWII Victory Medal

Purple Heart

European-African-Middle Eastern-Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze star

American Defense Service Medal

Where Deployed: European Theater

Where Deceased:

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James S. Montague was assigned to the 311th School Squadron when he joined the US Army Air Corps and was later assgined to the European Theater where he served with distinction. He was promoted to Second Lieutenant by Presidential Appointment. He was killed in action on 8 October 1943.


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