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William B Dewey


William Dewey served as a pilot with the 53rd Fighter Squadron of the 36th Fighter Group, flying missions out England and France. He was killed on 13 October 1944 and is buried at the Ardennes American Cemetery.


Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 53rd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Died 13 October 1944
Enlisted California, USA

Plot C Row 11 Grave 44


Date Contributor Update
05 July 2017 14:44:11 Lucy May Changes to biography, events and place associations

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 13:04:08 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and media associations

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