2LT William Hubert Bush

2LT William Hubert Bush

Edmonson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 25 Dec 1944 (aged 22)
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot F Row 12 Grave 66
Memorial ID 56279866 · View Source
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Bush, William H, 22nd Lt., son of Mrs Gano Bush, Park City, R.2, killed Dec 25 (Xmas Day), 1944, while piloting a fighter plane and strafing enemy convoy over Prum. Germany. He was a member of the Ninth Air Force.

The Glasgow Times (KY) - Feb 28, 1946

World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Name: William H Bush
Inducted From: Kentucky
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Combat Organization: 356th Fighter Squadron 354th Fighter Group
Death Date: 25 Dec 1944
Monument: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Last Known Status: Buried
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Air Medal
Additional Army Awards

WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings
Name: William H. Bush
Death Date: 25 Dec 1944
Cemetery: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Cemetery Burial Plot: Plot F Row 12 Grave 66
Cemetery City: Henri-Chapelle
Cemetery Country: Belgium
War: World War II
Awards: Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Title: Second Lieutenant
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service ID: O-708645
Division: 356th Fighter Squadron, 354th Fighter Group
Data Source: World War II Honor Roll

Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999
Name: William H Bush
Date of Birth: 21 Feb 1922
Birth Place: Edmonson, Kentucky, USA
Mother's name: Clyde Compton
Volume Number: 111
Certificate Number: 55359
Volume Year: 1922

Home in 1930: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky
Gano Bush 26 head
Clyde Bush 26 wife
William H Bush 8 son
James F Bush 5 son

Son of Gano and Clyde Compton Bush.

Researched by Laura J. Stewart.

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  • Maintained by: Laura J. Stewart
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56279866
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT William Hubert Bush (21 Feb 1922–25 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56279866, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Laura J. Stewart (contributor 47412616) .