Bush, William Douglas, 1st Lt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, AAF MOS 1055, 4th Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1951
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tampa, Florida
Last Address
Johnson AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Mar 21, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar


Pilot Badge
Parachutist (Senior)
Expert Marksman
Rifle


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army (USA)335th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron - Chiefs4th Fighter Group
  1942-1945, US Army (USA)
  1950-1951, AAF MOS 1055, 335th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron - Chiefs
  1950-1951, AAF MOS 1055, 4th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1951-1951 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1945-1949, United States Military Academy1
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-86 Sabre  
  1950-1951, F-86 Sabre
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Although serving with the Air Force in Korea at the time of his death, he had parachuted with an Army airborne unit  while on leave from the 335th Fighter Squadron .

Note:  A detailed bio and account of his service may be found at the following site, a West Point eulogy: http://www.west-point.org/users/usma1949/17212/



 
   
Comments/Citation
Notes/Links:

http://www.west-point.org/users/usma1949/17212/ (detailed biography)
http://www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_project_remembrance.html
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/wdbushjr.htm
http://ww2-airborne.us/division/82_overview.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/82nd_Airborne_Division_(United_States)#World_War_II
   
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