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MAJ Walter John Fitzgerald Jr.

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MAJ Walter John Fitzgerald Jr.

Birth
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 31 May 1943 (aged 25)
Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA
Burial Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 205540267 View Source
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Walter served as a Major & Flight Instructor, 303rd Basic Flight Training Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Walter died in the line of duty while training a future pilot in BT-13A #41-1681 when the plane crashed at Toyah Auxiliary Field, Texas during the war.

Airmen who perished on BT-13A #41-1681:
Beck, Raymond G. ~ Cadet, Student, MN
Fitzgerald, Walter J., Jr. ~ Major, Instructor, CTWalter served as a Major & Flight Instructor, 303rd Basic Flight Training Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky, U.S. Army Army Air during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Walter died in the "Line Of Duty" while training a future pilot in BT-13A #41-1681 when the plane crash in the United States during the war.

Service # O-361389

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Airmen who perished on BT-13A #41-1681:

Beck, Raymond G. ~ Cadet, Student, MN
Fitzgerald, Walter J., Jr. ~ Major, Instructor, CT

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: jeffd1121
  • Added: 18 Dec 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 205540267
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/205540267/walter-john-fitzgerald : accessed ), memorial page for MAJ Walter John Fitzgerald Jr. (12 Jun 1917–31 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 205540267, citing Saint John's Cemetery, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by jeffd1121 (contributor 50111016) .