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1st Lt. James Lackey was born Oct 18, 1918 in Winfred, Montana. He married Rosella Reno on Nov 8, 1941. He entered the military and trained as a B-17 pilot. James and Rosella had three sons, Jim, Bobby and David and one daughter, Carol. James worked for the Air Force Finance Center for twenty-three years and died June 3, 1975 in Aurora, CO.

Gampel on Lackey

Awards and Certificates

European/Africa/Middle Eastern                       Army Meritorious Unit                                Good Conduct Medal 

             Campaign Medal                                           Commendation


               Discharge Pin                                                    Air Medal                                              WWII Victory Medal


                                                                               American Defense Medal

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