Johnson, William, 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Two-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 27th Fighter Squadron - Fightin' Eagles
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Mateur Airfield, Tunisia

Date of Passing
Aug 03, 1944
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed In Action 3 August 1944 while returning from his 54th combat mission.   Location was Bari Italy.

Two (2) confirmed kils on July 18, 1944

Awarded Air Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Commisioned 1943

Other Comments:
Parents lived in Tuscola Texas (just outside of Abilene)

1939 graduate of Ovalo High School

Born 1921
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 Ribbon Bar

Pilot Badge
Expert Marksman

Aero Weapons
Sharp Shooter


 Unit Assignments
Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolMediterranean Allied Air Forces27th Fighter Squadron  - Fightin' Eagles
  1943-1943, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1944, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces
  1944-1944, 27th Fighter Squadron - Fightin' Eagles
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  
  1944-1944, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)
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