Capt William John Faulkner, Jr

Capt William John Faulkner, Jr

District of Columbia, USA
Death 6 Nov 1944 (aged 25–26)
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Section A, Row 22, Grave 59
Memorial ID 56654910 · View Source
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Tuskegee Airman
301st Fighter Squadron
U.S. Army Air Corps

Enlisted: 8/17/1942
Graduated from Tuskegee: 4/29/1943 2nd Lt
Serial Number: 0801166
Army Serial Number: 19126204
Entered service from: Nashville TN

Last Rank: Captain

Last Primary AFSC/MOS:
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter

Last AFSC Group: USAAF

Last Unit:
M 1055, Fighter Units/332nd Fighter Group

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From Tuskegee Airmen Chronology
by Dr. Daniel L. Haulman
Chief, Organization History Division
Air Force Historical Research Agency
Expanded Edition: 23 December 2010

"6 November 1944: The 332d Fighter Group escorted B-17s of the 5th Bombardment Wing to and from Mossbierbaum oil refinery in the Vienna area of Austria (Germany). Captain William J. Faulkner, Jr. of the 301st Fighter Squadron was reported missing over Austria on that mission, possibly because of mechanical failure of his P-51C. (332d Fighter Group mission report number 116 and Missing Air Crew Report number 9681)."

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Tuskegee Airmen Virtual Cemetery

Tuskegee Airmen Virtual Cemetery Manager

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Son of:
William John Faulkner, Sr. &
Elizabeth A. (Cook) Faulkner

Husband of:
Martha (_______) Faulkner

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William John Faulkner, Jr (1918–6 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56654910, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Spaceman Spiff (contributor 46783007) .