Gould, Warren Lee, Maj

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Last Rank
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 13th Bombardment Squadron, Light
Service Years
1942 - 1966
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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Weston, West Virginia
Last Address
Bien Hoa AB, RVN

Casualty Date
Sep 19, 1966
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Friendship Cemetery - Berlin, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10E 118

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

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Aviator (Senior)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
405th Fighter Wing35th Tactical Fighter Wing13th Bombardment Squadron, Light
  1966-1966, 405th Fighter Wing
  1966-1966, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing
  1966-1966, 13th Bombardment Squadron, Light
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1965-1966 Vietnam War2
 Colleges Attended 
West Virginia University
  1938-1942, West Virginia University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-57 Canberra  
  1966-1966, B-57 Canberra
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Maj Warren Lee Gould, Pilot and Capt William Sheldon Davis, who was navigating their B-57B, were returning from a daytime strike against Viet Cong targets. When the aircraft was 10 miles southwest of Gun Lai it sustained several hits from ground fire in the fuselage and crashed near Tra Bang, killing both crew.

Source: Narrative from Charlie Weinert, USAFA 1969, who compiled the information from the AOG Register of Graduates/fellow graduates and excerpts from Vietnam Air Losses by Chris Hobson, Midland Publishing

Warren Lee Gould graduated from Weston High School and attended WVU in WWII until he enlisted in the Air Force and became a pilot of fighter and bomber planes in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. At the end of the war, he was with one of the first units to occupy Japan. Upon being discharged, he continued his education at WVU from where he graduated. He also did post graduate work at Ohio State University. At the beginning of the Korean War he was called back into the service as a pilot and while in Korea he received the Syngman Rhee Medal of Honor, along with the Distinguished Flying Cross. At the time of his death he was stationed in the Philippines and the Vietnam Theatre....Source: http://www.wvculture.org




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