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William C Adams

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29675

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 24/4/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-E] Alconbury 5/4/43; 334BS [BG-E], 335BS [OE-S]; 7m, Missing in Action Keil 13/6/43 with Bill Adams, Co-pilot: Edwin Lewis, Navigator: Vic...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lookout Mt, Tennessee, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 13 June 1943
Buried

Plot A Row 34 Grave 51

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 09:51:49 Lucyd Changes to service number, highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2169
http://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2169 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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