Name and Rank, Captain William L. Uhler.
Unit/Placed in, 71th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group (Heavy).
William was born approx. on 1916 in Baltimore (City), Maryland.
Father, Elmer Uhler.
Mother, Maggie Uhler.
Sisters, Victoria and Catherine Uhler.
Brothers, Bernhard, Russell, Charles, Gilbert an Edward Uhler.
William entered the service from New York City with service number # 12033535.
William L. Uhler was a Captain in the 71th Bomber Squadron.
William’s crewmembers and their positions onboard the B-25 were,
Cap. William L. Uhler Pilot
2nd Lt. Owen H. Salvage Co Pilot
1st Lt. Donneelly R. McMillan Navigator
S/Sgt. Josep H. McDonough Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Gerard H. Fontier Gunner
William was KIA when he tried to avoid an attack, then his plane collided with other and crashed, on Aug 2, 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Tablets of the Missing.
Thanks to http://www.sunsetters38bg.com/
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/