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John Edward Hydes ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: Dec 28, 2020


John, 90, died December 22, 2016, in Helena, Montana. He was born September 10, 1926, in Helena. John enlisted in the Marines as a 16-year old in July 1943. He saw action at Kwajalein, Guadalcanal, the Marianas, the Russell Islands and Guam. John jumped at Missoula during the 1946 season and had seven training and one fire jump.