memorial

Name: HAMER, John A.
DOD: January 21, 1949
House: Landover Hills VFD
County: PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
Age: 36

January 21,1949 On January 1,1949, Firefighter John A.Hamer's own home was on fire. While Firefighter Hamer was rescuing his two sons, Allen, age 7 and David ,age 4 , he became trapped and was severely burned. On January 21,1949, Firefighter Hamer died from his injuries Firefighter John A. Hamer was 36 years old. Number of years served are unknown at this time.


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