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Maj William B. Downs
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1965, Spain
Death: May 30, 2005
Diyala, Iraq

Major William Downs of Winchester, Virginia, died at age 40 in the crash of an Iraqi air force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province. He was assigned to the 6th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Beth Downs; two boys, Chandler Downs, and Bailey Downs, a daughter, Elle Downs, and a brother, Frank Downs. Maj. William Downs also has a memorial marker in Arlington National naming him and the four others he was with. Their unidentified remains are buried together. 
 
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 Parents:
  Evelyn Dell Armstrong Downs (1939 - 1995)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 60 Site 8237
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11401109
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MAJ. U.S. Air Force. Operation Iraq Freedom. 6th Special Operations Squadron. Bronze Star Medal W/Valor. My respects Sir.
- Mike Endress--Alabama-USA
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Rest in peace, Major. Remembering your sacrifice on this Memorial Day.
- David Niebes
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Rest in peace, Major. You and your sacrifice are still remembered.
- David Niebes
 Added: May. 30, 2015
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