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W T Williamson

Military

Assigned to 397BS, 344BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Erkeland in B-26 43-34565; shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. 23-Feb-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12649

Awards: AM (4OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Carl Chapman

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
    Capt Carl F. Chapman Jr. attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia. ...

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-34565 Gratis Gladys

    B-26 Marauder
    On 23 February 1945, B-26 43-34565 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. All eight crew killed. MACR 12649.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sacul, TX 26 July 1921

Son of William Mack and Samantha [Burk] Williamson.

Enlisted Dallas, TX 4 May 1942

Dallas, Texas

Died 41812 Erkelenz, Germany 23 February 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) Erkeland in B-26 43-34565; shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. 23-Feb-45. KIA MACR 12649

Buried 1946

Re-interred
Netherlands American Cemetery
Magratten, Netherlands
Plot L Row 4 Grave 22

Buried Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, TX 1948

Memorialised
Restland Memorial Park
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2020 19:48:21 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28829095
https://www.fold3.com/image/310952959
https://www.fold3.com/image/628226175
https://www.fold3.com/record/700963327-blank
https://www.fold3.com/record/84798358-w-t-williamson
https://www.fold3.com/record/529881785-w-t-williamson
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56305303/w-t-williamson
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/72091236/w-t-williamson

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 17:08:53 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 12649: https://www.fold3.com/image/28829095

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