SSGT William Keith Oxby

SSGT William Keith Oxby

Birth
Death
2 Nov 1944 (aged 22)
Germany
Burial
Sand Lake, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID
47710404 View Source

Staff Sergeant William Oxby served in the 322 Bombardment Squadron,91st Bombardment Group,United States Army Air Forces during World War II.On November 2,1944,he was the ball turret gunner on a B-17,"Man O War II" on a mission to bomb a synthetic oil plant at Merseburg,Germany.His Flying Fortress was hit by enemy fire and was shot down.Staff Sergeant Oxby was killed during this action.

Staff Sergeant William Oxby served in the 322 Bombardment Squadron,91st Bombardment Group,United States Army Air Forces during World War II.On November 2,1944,he was the ball turret gunner on a B-17,"Man O War II" on a mission to bomb a synthetic oil plant at Merseburg,Germany.His Flying Fortress was hit by enemy fire and was shot down.Staff Sergeant Oxby was killed during this action.


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