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Wilson, William A.

William A. Wilson U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
William A. Wilson U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

Date of Birth: 10/26/1917
Died On: 2/1/1984 Last Residence: 00765, Vieques, Vieques, Puerto Rico
Street Address: 215 Purchase Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: USAAC-173

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
William A. Wilson was born in New York in 1918. In Rye his family lived at 215 Purchase Street and were members of Christ Church. William served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Name: William Andrews Wilson Race: White Age: 22 Birth Date: 26 Oct 1917 Birth Place: New York City Residence Place: Rye, Westchester, New York Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940 Registration Place: Rye, New York, USA Employer: Insurance Co of North America Weight: 148 Complexion: Light Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Brown Height: 5 ft 7 1/2" Next of Kin: Sallie Soutter Wilson

Name: William Wilson Social Security Number: 153-12-5121 Birth Date: 26 Oct 1917 Issue Year: Before 1951 Issue State: New Jersey Last Residence: 00765, Vieques, Vieques, Puerto Rico, USA Last Benefit: 00765, Vieques, Vieques, Puerto Rico, USA Death Date: Feb 1984

Lt. Wm. A. Wilson Awarded Aid Medal 15th AAF IN ITALY. Second Lieutenant William A. Wilson of Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye, whose wife, Mrs. Sallie S. Wilson, resides at the same address, was recently awarded the Air Medal for meritorious achievement in aerial flight while participating in sustained operational activities against the enemy. Lt. Wilson is a pilot with a B-24 Liberator Heavy Bombardment Group of the 15th Air Force. After graduation from St. Georges School in 1937, he was employed by the G. F. Gillespie Co. until his entry into the Army Air Forces on October 19, 1942, at New York, N. Y. He received training at Columbus, Miss, PAGE TEN THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, July 21, 1944
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