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William L. Leverette

  • Birth 5 Sep 1913 Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
  • Death 7 Apr 2003 Beaverton, Washington County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 66, Site 4242-A
  • Memorial ID 13968805

World War II American Fighter Ace. As a major in the United States Army Air Corps in World War II, he was one of only two American pilots to shoot down seven aircraft in a single encounter with the enemy. He ended the war with a total of eleven victories, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.

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  • Originally Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13968805
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William L. Leverette (5 Sep 1913–7 Apr 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13968805, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .