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William J Abraham



Units served with

  • 404th Fighter Group

    404th Fighter Group

    A unit history of the 404th Fighter Group is available online as a pdf:

  • 508th Fighter Squadron

    508th Fighter Squadron

    "During one of the many breaks in operations caused by weather, Lieut. Col. Cowart of the 555th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion introduced to pilots of the [404th FB] Group a radar set known as the SCR-584 (Signal Corps Radio). It had the ability to...

Associated Place

  • Winkton

    Military site : airfield
    Prepared as an RAF Advanced Landing Ground in 1943, the land was released for grazing before it was again selected for aircraft use, and improved for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. Used briefly by the 404th Fighter Group, it was then abandoned,...

  • Juvincourt

    Military site : airfield

  • Chipelle

    Military site : airfield

  • Fritzlar

    Military site : airfield

  • St Trond

    Military site : airfield

  • Bretigny

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born 2 April 1920
Enlisted Charleston, WV, USA 13 April 42
Lived in Logan County, WV 1942
Died Charleston, WV 31 March 1996
Buried Pecks Mill, WV 3 April 1996

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Pecks Mill, Logan County, West Virginia, US


Date Contributor Update
18 May 2019 20:36:51 466thHistorian Changes to service number, role, awards and events

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2017 11:07:52 113337 Changes to place associations

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2017 10:54:54 113337 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events and unit associations