Hatton, William J., 1st Lt Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1092-Pilot, B-24
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Last Unit
1943-1943, Bombardment Units/514th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
First Lieutenant

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1914
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Whitestone, NY
Last Address
Soluch AAB, Libya


((date of birth is approximate. He was 26 when he enlisted in 1940)).

Casualty Date
Apr 05, 1943
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Libya
Conflict
World War 2
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
Bombardment Units/376th Bombardment Group, HeavyBombardment Units/514th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)
  1943-1943, M 1092, Bombardment Units/376th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1943-1943, Bombardment Units/514th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)
 Colleges Attended 
Fordham University
  1936-1940, Fordham University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  
  1942-1943, B-24 Liberator
 Combat and Operations History
  1943-1943 Missions/Operations/Various Missions over Italy 1943
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
See Notes for Details of this loss

Dedicated to the crew of the B-24-D  "The Lady Be Good" (tail # 41-24301)

1st Lt. William J. Hatton, pilot — Whitestone, New York
2nd Lt. Robert F. Toner, co-pilot — North Attleborough, Massachusetts
2nd Lt. D.P. Hays, navigator — Lee's Summit, Missouri
2d Lt. John S. Woravka, bombardier — Cleveland, Ohio
T/Sgt. Harold J. Ripslinger, flight engineer — Saginaw, Michigan
T/Sgt. Robert E. LaMotte, radio operator — Lake Linden, Michigan
S/Sgt. Guy E. Shelley, gunner — New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
S/Sgt. Vernon L. Moore, gunner — New Boston, Ohio  (MIA)
S/Sgt. Samuel E. Adams, gunner — Eureka, Illinois



   
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