In the service since November 1944, Hammersley trained at Fort McClellan, Ala. As a member of the 32nd (Red Arrow) division, he has been fighting on Luzon. He holds the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon and the Philippine Liberation medal.
The soldier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hammersley, live on Route 1, Thayer, Ind. Two brothers, Sgt. Floyd and Pvt. Lloyd Hammersley, are serving overseas with the army.
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