1LT William Bonner Slade

1LT William Bonner Slade

Birth
Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, USA
Death 12 May 1952 (aged 24)
North Korea
Burial Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 13276697 · View Source
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Son of Louise Dunbar and John Rhodes Slade. Born in Lake City Florida Sept. 16, 1927.
Killed in action in Korea, May 12, 1952. Was shot down fifteen miles southwest of Huichon, North Korea, while leading flight of jet planes on bombing mission. Awarded for gallantry in Action, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart.


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  • Created by: Carrol Cortez
  • Added: 9 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13276697
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT William Bonner Slade (16 Sep 1927–12 May 1952), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13276697, citing Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Carrol Cortez (contributor 46821035) .