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Rodney Gwynn Williams
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1927
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1952
Nueces County
Texas, USA

March 21, 1952:

10 Navy airmen are killed when a four-engine Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer patrol bomber, bound for NAS Alameda, California, dives into Corpus Christi Bay less than a mile from Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. All aboard the plane are killed.

Those who perished were:

Four officers, Lt. William Ervin Dozier, Ltjg Bertram Magna Roeder, Delangton Ernest Ruttledge, and Rodney Gwynn Williams;

Two Naval Air Cadets, Richard Wilfred Augrain, and Robert Benedict Nye;

and four enlisted crew, Aviation Machinists Mate Airman Richard Charles Chase, Aviation Machinists Mate Third Class John Leonard Daffenberg, Airman Donald Jarrell Givens, and Airman Apprentice Robert Herman Steinbaugh.
 (bio by: Kathleen Clemence) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Walker Williams (1902 - 1973)
  Eula Virginia Orr Williams (1906 - 1994)
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section R, Site 2198
 
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3649175
Rodney Gwynn Williams
Added by: Kathleen Clemence
 
Rodney Gwynn Williams
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