2Lt William Joseph McLoughry

2Lt William Joseph McLoughry

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Nov 1942 (aged 23)
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Section I ~ Row 12 ~ Grave 4
Memorial ID 56248945 · View Source
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William, who resided at 38 North Bradford Street, Dover, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 10th Troop Carrier Squadron, 60th Transport Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on September 29, 1941, prior to the war, in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Actor and also as Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

He was killed in a plane crash near Oran, Africa while serving as a co-pilot. It is believe that only three members of the crew perished in this crash as listed below.

William had served in the Air Corps for one year and six months at the time of his death and was decorated with an Air Medal.

Service # O-659149

Husband of Doris Herdman McLoughry.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Airmen lost on this flight:

Keener, Harry E. ~ T/Sgt, PA
McLoughry, William J. ~2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, DE
Vaughn, George W. ~ 1st Lt, CA

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56248945
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt William Joseph McLoughry (31 Jul 1919–29 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56248945, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .