McChord, William Caldwell, Col

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1063-Fighter-Bomber Unit Commander
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1926-1937, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Service Years
1907 - 1937
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by SSgt Robert Bruce McClelland, Jr. to remember McChord, William Caldwell, Col.

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Home Town
Lebanon, Kentucky
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Aug 18, 1937
Location of Interment
Ryder Cemetery - Lebanon, Kentucky
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  2014, In the Line of Duty

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Last Known Activity
He was killed in a crash near Maldens, VA during a flight from Bolling Field, DC to Randolph Field, TX, apparently while searching for a spot to land his malfunctioning aircraft.
McChord AFB, WA, now part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was named for him.
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  1917-1918, Aviation Section, Signal Corps
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Aviation Section, Signal Corps
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
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Lufbery, Gervais Raoul V., Maj, (1907-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 Major
Mitchel, John Purroy, Maj, (1917-1918) Major
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Baldwin, Thomas Scott, Maj, (1917-1919) 01 Captain
Carlström, Victor, 1st Lt, (1917-1917) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
Cook, Everett Richard, Brig Gen, (1917-1945) First Lieutenant
France, Howard James, 1st Lt, (1913-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
Page, Richard C. M., Capt, (1917-1919) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
Patterson, Frank Stuart, 1st Lt, (1917-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
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Shaw, Ervin David, 1st Lt, (1913-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
Wright, Jack Morris, 1st Lt, (1917-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
Bellows, Franklin Barney, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
Biggs, James Berthes, 1st Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
Bleckley, Erwin Russell, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
Brookley, Wendell Holsworth, Capt, (1917-1934) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Brooks, Sidney Johnson, 2nd Lt Second Lieutenant
Chennault, Claire Lee, Lt Gen, (1917-1945) Second Lieutenant
Clay, Henry Robinson, 1st Lt, (1917-1919) Second Lieutenant
Davis, Samuel Howard, 2nd Lt, (1917-1921) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Eaker, Ira Clarence, Gen, (1917-1947) Second Lieutenant
Foster, Arthur Lee, 1st Lt, (1917-1925) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Goettler, Harold Ernest, 1st Lt, (1917-1918) 11 Second Lieutenant
Hooper, Parr, 1st Lt, (1917-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Howard, Charles Harold, Capt, (1918-1936) Second Lieutenant
Keesler, Samuel Reeves, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
Kelly, Oakley George, Col, (1917-1948) Second Lieutenant
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Macready, John Arthur, Col, (1917-1948) Second Lieutenant
March, Peyton Conway, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
Mather, Carl Spencer, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) Second Lieutenant
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Spence, Thomas Louis, 2nd Lt, (1917-1918) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Whitney, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Col, (1916-1945) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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