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Lieut William Maynard “Bill” Agnew, Jr

Lieut William Maynard “Bill” Agnew, Jr

El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, USA
Death 5 Aug 1945 (aged 21)
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot J 0 311A
Memorial ID 17551858 · View Source
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Lt. William M Agnew Jr. was the oldest son of William Maynard Agnew and Sarah Esther (Weide) Agnew, of Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas. When Bill was a child, his family moved from El Dorado, Kansas to Tulsa, Oklahoma, before relocating to Albuquerque, New Mexico during the 1930s.

During World War II, Bill was a fighter pilot in the 350th Fighter Squad, 353rd Fighter Group, European Campaign. He flew over 70 combat missions, and was awarded the Air Medal with 6 oak leaf clusters as well as the Distinguished Flying Cross.

While stationed overseas, Bill became engaged to a young woman from Scotland. He died tragically when his plane crashed shortly after the war's end, and is buried in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico.

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WILLIAM M AGNEW Jr New Mexico 1Lt 350 AAF FTR SQ World War II August 11 1923 August 5 1945

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut William Maynard “Bill” Agnew, Jr (11 Aug 1923–5 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17551858, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Great-Great-Grands (contributor 47353057) .