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Corp Willard A Byerly
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1926
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1945
Parker County
Texas, USA


Corporal Byerly was killed in the line of
duty aboard B-29 Superfortress #42-93895,
based from Clovis Army Airfield, New Mexico.

His bomber collided in mid-air with Alamogordo-
based B-29 #44-86276, piloted by Aubrey K Stinson.

The collision occurred over Weatherford, Texas
while on a training flight to Fort Worth.

Son of Charles A. & Mary K. Byerly.

The aircrew killed were: (two survived):

1st Lt. Robert A Mayer
2nd Lt. Robert L Knight
2nd Lt. John W Burtis
Robert Q Zaleska
S/Sgt. Clifford D Longmire
Cpl. Robert H Apirian
Cpl. Jasper C Wilson, Jr
Cpl. Anthony J Agliata

Note: Corporal, U.S. Army Air Corps
Oak Hill Cemetery
Blue Island
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Div. 17, Lot 203, North 3/C
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104362703
Corp Willard A Byerly
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Corp Willard A Byerly
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Killed in service on this date in 1945
- Tim Cook
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015

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