Briscoe, William Russell, Jr., 1st Lt

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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
1950-1950, 35th Fighter-Interceptor Group
Service Years
1948 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Knoxville
Last Address
Pohang Air Base(K-3), South korea

Casualty Date
Aug 08, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Old Gray Cemetery - Knoxville, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
40th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron35th Fighter-Interceptor Group
  1950-1950, 40th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1950-1950, 35th Fighter-Interceptor Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
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P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1950-1950, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
 
Date: 08-AUG-1950
Time:  
Type: Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-51D Mustang
Owner/operator:  
Registration:  
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 35th Ftr-Int Wg. Combat loss.

Sources:
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=83773
 

 
   
Comments/Citation

Lieut William Russell Briscoe, Jr
 
Birth: May 16, 1925
Death: Apr. 6, 1950

1st Lieutenant
40th Fighter, Interceptor
Squadron, 5th Air Force
World War II, Korea

KILLED IN ACTION IN KOREA
 
Burial:
Old Gray Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

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