SSGT William G. Gilliland

SSGT William G. Gilliland

Birth
Death 30 Jul 1945 (aged 26)
Hawaii, USA
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Section M Site 846
Memorial ID 68848928 · View Source
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Staff Sergeant Gilliland served with the 30th Bomb Group, 392nd Bomb Squadron aboard CB-24D Liberator #42-63765, nicknamed "Evelyn." He was killed in a crash on Oahu, Hawaii. All twelve servicemembers aboard perished. He was from Imperial County, California.

The crew killed were:

Capt. William D. Frostic
1st Lt. Russell E. Reeves (pilot)
1st Lt. David A. Moyer
1st Lt. John Franco
1st Lt. Kenneth C. Kinne
S/Sgt. Stephen P. Medovich
S/Sgt. Hubert P. Miller
Sgt. Abraham H. Albert
Sgt. Elmo L. Engman
Sgt. James P. Hinchsliff
Sgt. Robert E. Krueger

Above information provided by Tim Cook (#46481904).


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GILLILAND, WILLIAM G
SSGT 30 BOMB GP 392 US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/04/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 07/30/1945
BURIED AT: SECTION M SITE 846
NATIONAL MEMORIAL CEMETERY OF THE PACIFIC
2177 PUOWAINA DRIVE HONOLULU, HI 96813
(808) 532-3720

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
  • Added: 24 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68848928
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT William G. Gilliland (4 Jan 1919–30 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68848928, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 (contributor 47081711) .