|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1945, Germany|
Lt. William M Agnew Jr. was the oldest son of William Maynard Agnew and Sarah Esther (Weide) Agnew, of Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas. When Bill was a child, his family moved from El Dorado, Kansas to Tulsa, Oklahoma, before relocating to Albuquerque, New Mexico during the 1930s.
During World War II, Bill was a fighter pilot in the 350th Fighter Squad, 353rd Fighter Group, European Campaign. He flew over 70 combat missions, and was awarded the Air Medal with 6 oak leaf clusters as well as the Distinguished Flying Cross.
While stationed overseas, Bill became engaged to a young woman from Scotland. He died tragically when his plane crashed shortly after the war's end, and is buried in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico.
William Maynard Agnew (1896 - 1953)
Sara Esther Weide Agnew McIntire (1897 - 1995)
William Maynard Agnew (1923 - 1945)
Jane Bethene Agnew Vidal (1924 - 2014)*
WILLIAM M AGNEW Jr New Mexico 1Lt 350 AAF FTR SQ World War II August 11 1923 August 5 1945
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: J 0 311A
Maintained by: Great-Great-Grands
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17551858
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Bernalillo County, New Mexico...Died Non-Battle...Re-interred on 06/23/1953...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
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