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William Malcolm Quinley
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1930
Death: May 5, 1953

ENSIGN US NAVY, KOREA

Provided by Beth Painter:
Ensign Quinley was a F4U-4 Corsair fighter pilot aboard the USS Princeton (CVA-37). On May 5, 1953, while he was on a naval gun-fire spotting mission over Wonsan, Korea, his aircraft was struck by heavy anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burned. He was listed as missing and was presumed dead on July 26, 1954. For his leadership and valor, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
 
 
Burial:
Memphis National Cemetery *
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section MA, Site 7 (memorial)
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: May 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19618458
William Malcolm Quinley
Added by: Carole McCaig
 
William Malcolm Quinley
Added by: Carole McCaig
 
William Malcolm Quinley
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