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William Cecil '43

Date of birth: August 29, 1921

Date of death: January 5, 1949

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


From the Oakland Tribune on January 6, 1949

William was lost on January 5, 1949 when his F8F Bearcat collided with another while engaged in a gunnery exercise off the coast of San Francisco. The other aircraft's pilot was also killed.

He was survived by his wife and two children; unable to find any names. His parents were Byron and Stella, sister Sally.

Class of 1943

William is one of 84 members of the Class of 1943 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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