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Uhler, William L.

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

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

71th Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
Durand-Airstrip, New Guinea
38th Bomber Group Squadrons
His rank Captain