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William G Buckley

Military

Killed in action on 18 September 1944 when C-47 42-93001 crashed at Rhenen during a Market Garden Operation.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-93001

    C-47 Skytrain
    On 18 September 1944, carrying troops of the 156th and 11th Battalions of the Parachute Regiment during Operation Market Garden, the aircraft crashed. The right hand engine was on fire when it was approaching the drop zone near Wageningen. A forced...

Missions

  • 639

    18 September 1944

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Events

Event Location Date
Buried 1944

Plot K Row 14 Grave 14

Killed in action 18 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2021 16:05:17 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/buckley%3Dwilliam-3;
Information supplied by Jurgen Lee - jurgenjohnlee@gmail.com;
MACR 10283

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