William H "Bill" WILSON

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER38381201
AGE20 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1924 MICHIGAN
STATEJefferson County LOUISIANA
FAMILYSingle
RANKS/Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENTFarm hands, general farmsLA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT19 february 1943 New Orleans LOUISIANA
SQUADRON600th Bomb Squadron
GROUP398th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH8 august 1944wilson william h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHCommune La Chapelle-Engerbold - CONDÉ-SUR-NOIREAU
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type G-45-BO - s/n 42-97399 N8*H

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Macr: 7383
Mission: Bretteville-le-Rabet (14)
Takeoff: Station 131 Nuthampstead, HERTFORDSHIRE
Shots by flak
Direct hit between engines 1 and 2 - Wing on fire - 12:53

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
F73
DECORATION
Air Medal + 2 OLCam2olc
Purple HeartPhoto
usaf  8air force 398bg 600bs
 
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Crew of B-17 Fortress - type G-45-BO - s/n 42-97399 N8*H

Capitaine John M BAKER Pilot Dead - Mem Park Cem. Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
1st Lieutenant Richard Thacker Jr "Dick" OSTEEN CoPilot Dead - Woodlawn Mem Park, Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
1st Lieutenant Selby P HEREID Navigator Prisoner - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang
1st Lieutenant John K KRESSENBERG Bomber Dead -Cim Brit Am St-James - TEXAS
T/Sergeant Jerome G FIELDS Mechanic/Gunner Prisonnier - WISCONSIN USA - Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
T/Sergeant Roy A JOHNSON Rad/Gunner Dead - Irving Park Cem. Chicago, ILLINOIS
S/Sergeant Leonard D "Len" HARRISON Gunner Dead - Wasatch Lawn Mem Cem. Salt Lake City, UTAH
S/Sergeant Michael A ROMANO Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - NEBRASKA
S/Sergeant William H "Bill" WILSON Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - LOUISIANA
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INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud