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 Rodney Gwynn Williams

Rodney Gwynn Williams

Birth
Kansas, USA
Death 21 Mar 1952 (aged 24)
Nueces County, Texas, USA
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section R, Site 2198
Memorial ID 3649175 · View Source
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March 21, 1952:

10 Navy airmen are killed when a four-engine Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer patrol bomber, bound for NAS Alameda, California, dives into Corpus Christi Bay less than a mile from Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. All aboard the plane are killed.

Those who perished were:

Four officers, Lt. William Ervin Dozier, Ltjg Bertram Magna Roeder, Delangton Ernest Ruttledge, and Rodney Gwynn Williams;

Two Naval Air Cadets, Richard Wilfred Augrain, and Robert Benedict Nye;

and four enlisted crew, Aviation Machinists Mate Airman Richard Charles Chase, Aviation Machinists Mate Third Class John Leonard Daffenberg, Airman Donald Jarrell Givens, and Airman Apprentice Robert Herman Steinbaugh.

Bio by: Kathleen Clemence


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3649175
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rodney Gwynn Williams (24 Mar 1927–21 Mar 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3649175, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .