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TONKIN, WALTER

Service:United States Army Air Forces
Service Number:O-886060
Rank:First Lieutenant
Date of Birth:2 April 1920
Date of Death:16 March 1944 (Aged 23 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Units:83rd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, USAAF †

Timeline

16 March 1944 †P-47 42-8543: Aircraft crashed near Chievres, Belgium, while attempting to attack an enemy aircraft at low altitude.

Burial Details

Cemetery:WHITE CHAPEL MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY

External Links

Find A Grave

References

Karrer, G.G. 1944 Missing Aircrew Report (MACR) #3094. Archived at <http://www.fold3.com/image/1/37107985>.

Record updated on 8 November 2018.


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