William Maynard Agnew

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 22429 - Lt William M Agnew 350FS, 353FG and latterly 338FS, 55FG. 8AF USAAF.

Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 70+ combat missions. Credited 1 probable. Killed in Mid Air Collision in P-51 44-15598 2 miles SW Kaufbuern/ R-70. 5-Aug-45. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: DFC, AM (6OLC), PH.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 55th Fighter Group 338th Fighter Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Bures / RAF Wormingford / RFC Wormingford / USAAF Station 159 / Wormingford Landing Ground

Events

Event Location Date Description
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Died

Kaufbeuren, Germany 1945-08-05 Killed in Mid Air Collision in P-51D 44-15598 2 miles SW Kaufbuern/ R-70. 5-Aug-45. KIA.

Other

Promotion

Wormingford, Colchester, Essex CO6, UK 1945-01-10 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Other

Transferred

Raydon, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7, UK 1945-07-09 - 1945-08-05 Transferred to 338FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Assigned

Wormingford, Colchester, Essex CO6, UK 1944-10-29 - 1945-07-09 Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.

Born

El Dorado, KS 67042, USA 1923-08-11 Son of William Maynard and Sara Esther [Weide] Agnew.

Other

E/A Probable

Germany 1945-03-02 Me109 probable 2-Mar-45.

Buried

Santa Fe National Cemetery Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, NM Santa Fe National Cemetery Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Revisions

Date15 Aug 2021 18:31:19
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:28:29
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Jonah's Feet Are Dry Pg 634 / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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