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
- 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.
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com