|Ens William Ashby Daniel, Jr|
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|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1917|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1941|
Ensign W. A. Daniel, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #6564 in 1940. Entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.
24-year-old Ensign Daniel died as a result of an aircraft accident during the evening of 24 Feb. 1941 while piloting a SBD dive bomber assigned to Bombing Squadron (VB) Six off the USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6). The accident took place off the Southern Calif. coast -- near Carlsbad. No body was ever recovered.
s/o Rev. William Sr. and Ada Elizabeth (Hanna) Daniel.
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Went down with his plane
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45032823
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