William Alexander Miller Dabney

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 30938 - William A M Dabney. Washington and Lee University Law School 1941

Killed in Action (KIA). Lost flying with the Kenley Sector in Spitfire 19 August 1942.

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Units served with

 A P-51 Mustang (MX-A, serial number 44-13464), flown by Major Sam Brown of the 31st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: Spitfire
  • Unit: 31st Fighter Group 308th Fighter Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 19 August 1942
  • Official Description: 2d Lt Samuel F Junkin Jr of 309th Ftr Sq, 31st Ftr Gp, flying a Spitfire in support of the amphibious raid on Dieppe, shoots down a German fighter, this being the first aerial victory won by an Eighth AF fighter pilot flying from the UK.

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

1942-08-19 Circumstances unknown in Kenley Sector.

Other

Commemorated

Neupré, Belgium Commemorated on the Wall of the Missing, Ardennes American Cemetery

Revisions

Date8 Dec 2017 10:45:08
Sources

Staunton Virginia News Leader Sept 16, 1942

Date12 Nov 2014 21:00:04
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 12-Nov-2014. Clarification of events and locations.

Date20 Oct 2014 18:42:32
ContributorLee8thbuff
Sources

Lee Cunningham 20-Oct-2014. "Losses of the 8th and 9th Air Forces" Stan Bishop & John A. Hey; American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:41
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AF by Bishop and Hey p. 26, MACR 16481

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