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James Wallace Barnhill,Sr.


James Wallace Barnhill, Sr., of Greenville and Brevard, died in Brevard on July 7, 2008. He was the son of the late Dr. Thomas Stanley and Sarah Harley Barnhill of Charleston.

A veteran of three wars, he was commissioned as an officer in the Army Air Corps during World War II and flew 53 missions as a navigator aboard B17s and B24s in the Pacific Theater. He fought in the battles of Truk, Rabaul, Kings Cross, and others. Called back to active duty during the Korean War, he flew an additional 35 missions for the U.S. Air Force. During the Vietnam Conflict, he served as an intelligence office...

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