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William W Bateman

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    Group
    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Danville, VA, USA 29 February 1923
Lived in Washington County, NC, USA 1943
Enlisted San Antonio, TX, USA 1 April 1943
Died 04220 Sainte-Tulle, France 18 August 1944

While staffing a power station, Lt. Bateman flew into some high tension power lines and crashed in flames.

Buried 04220 Sainte-Tulle, France 19 August 1944

City Cemetery

Buried 1945

Plot C Row 6 Grave 12
Rhone American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 02:35:28 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=933988

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 02:34:49 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=933988

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2016 02:32:09 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://57thfightergroup.org/macr/8095.html

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