SMITH, WILLIAM R.
|Service:||United States Army Air Forces|
|Rank:||Private First Class|
|Date of Death:||21 May 1943|
Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
|Units:||64th Bombardment Squadron, 43rd Bombardment Group, USAAF †|
|21 May 1943||B-17 41-9244: Aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire during a mission to Rabaul and subsequently crashed into St George's Channel.|
|THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE|
|Memorial:||MANILA AMERICAN CEMETERY|
|Panel:||Walls of the Missing|
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