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August, William J.

Rank and Name, Private First Class William J. August.

Unit/Placed in, 38th Field Hospital, United States Army.


William is born approx. on 1922 in Massachusetts.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


William enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 31307950.


William‘s other passengers and Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-54E were,

2nd Lt.          Veral C. Higgins                Pilot

  1. Terry H. Henry Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Thomas J. Hopkins            Navigator

Corp.            Vernon W. Clarck              Engineer

T/Sgt.          Malcolm W. Allen              Radio Operator

Pvt.              Virgil E. Murphy                Flight Clerk

Pvt.              James L. Powers                Passenger

Pvt.              Ralph Coxon                     Passenger

Pvt.              Harry A. Klingelmeir          Passenger

Pfc.              William J. August              Passenger

Pfc.              Leon Kuzdeba                   Passenger

Tec4.            Homes W. Ferrell               Passenger

Lt Col.          Steward S. Cramer            Passenger

T/Sgt.          Thomas M. McGrath          Passenger

Major           Ludwig E. Herz                 Passenger

Arm2c.         Frank M. Romano              Passenger

Tm1c.          James W. Thomas              Passenger


William died as passenger aboard a Cargo-Flight (C-54E) to Hamilton, Tennessee no record (presumably crashed) on 11 Nov. 1944, 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,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

His unit 38th Field Hospital
C-54E Skymaster
Hickham Airfield, Hawaii
His rank Private First Class