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CPL Willard A Byerly

CPL Willard A Byerly

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 17 Aug 1945 (aged 19)
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA
Burial Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Div. 17, Lot 203, North 3/C
Memorial ID 104362703 · View Source
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Corporal Byerly was killed in the line of duty
aboard B-29 Superfortress #42-93895, from
Clovis Army Air Base, 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

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Gravesite Details Corporal, U.S. Army Air Corps

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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 29 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104362703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Willard A Byerly (19 Mar 1926–17 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104362703, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Blue Island, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .