Walker, Quitman Charles, 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
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Indianola, Mississippi
Last Address
Ramitelli Air Field, Italy

Casualty Date
Nov 19, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Hungary
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Ardennes, Belgium
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot C Row 10 Grave 7

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee Airmen, IncTuskegee AirmenWorld War II Fallen
  1943, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc [Verified]
  2013, Tuskegee Airmen [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, World War II Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar


Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)99th Fighter Squadron332nd Fighter Group
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1943, AAF MOS 1055, USAAF Flying Training Command
  1943-1944, 99th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Strangle
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
 Colleges Attended 
Alcorn State University
  1937-1941, Alcorn State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1942-1942, PT-17 Kaydet
  1942-1942, BT-13 Valiant
  1942-1943, AT-6 Texan
  1943-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1944, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His aircraft was hit by enemy flak near Lake Balaton, Hungary while returning to base following a strafing mission. He was not seen again. However, his remains were recovered at some later point as he is buried in Belgium.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
www.stltoday.com/news/local/military/article_b05d0b84-691d-11df-962e-00127992bc8b.html
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
https://www.abmc.gov/node/552231#.WKStJrHGwUM
   
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