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Bache, William Hyatt

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Colonel William Hyatt Bache.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters, Sixth Army.


William is born approx. on 18 July 1908 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Father, Benjamin F. Bache.

Mother, Cora (Hyatt) Bache.


William enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 0-018870.


William’s  Crew Members where Civilians from United Airlines Transport under Contract of the Army Air Transport Command.


William‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Consolidated C-87 were,

Civ.              Christopher V. Pickup         Pilot

Civ.              Roger H. Moninger             Co Pilot

Civ.              Grant L. Jud                    Navigator

Civ.              Edward J. Adams              Engineer

Civ.              Paul F. Carlson                  Radio Operator

Col.              Ralph F. Love                    Passenger

Col.              John Dibble                      Passenger

Lt. Col.          Powhatan M. Morton         Passenger

Lt. Col.          John R. Pitman                 Passenger

Lt. Col.          William H. Bache               Passenger

Major           James S. Gleason               Passenger

Major           Clark W. Mayne                Passenger

2ndLt.          Gerald H. Levine               Passenger

CWO            Alexander W. Dale             Passenger

MSgt.           Kendall M. Taylor             Passenger

TSgt.            Felix M. Padkosky              Passenger

SSgt.            Charles W. Cotton             Passenger

Sgt.              Percy J. Archdale             Passenger

Sgt.              Robert Lambie                  Passenger

Sgt.              Alfred B. Collandar           Passenger

William died when the plane crashed a few miles off shore in the pacific on 7 Aug. 1943,  he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430207-3

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com