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William K Cross U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
William K Cross U.S. Army Air Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 3/14/1924
Died On: 7/18/1995
Street Address: 224 Purchase Street, Rye, NY
Service Number: 32724430
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps - 380 Bomber Group

Veteran Code: USAAC-39


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William K Cross was born in New York in 1924. In Rye his family lived at 224 Purchase Street, Rye, NY. William was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1942. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

William Bill Cross was born on March 14, 1924. He passed away on July 18, 1995. His address was 224 Purchase Street, Rye, NY Last Residence: Ocean Grove, NJ Service Number 32724430 Branch of Service AAF 380 Bomber Group The following information is from from his service records: Enlistment Date January 19, 1943 Arm of Service AAF Component AUS Date of Departure Jun 1 1943 Destination WPTO Date of Arrival Jun 19, 1943 October 31, 1945 Destination USA Arrival November 16, 1945 Reason for separation: Convenience of the Government-Demobilization Honorable Discharge Sergeant 380 Bomber Group Army of the United States November 21, 1945 Separation Center Fort Dix NJ Service Schools attended QMC Bakers Y& Cooks School 10 weeks Military History: Air Offensive Japan, Bismarck-Archipelago, Luzon, Northern Solomons, Ryukus, Southern Philippines, Western Pacific American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal Good Conduct Medal World War 2 Victory medal Honorable Discharge Army 23rd of April 1948 Aviation Cadet AD32724430 USAF Basic Agents Course at the Counter Intelligence Corps Center August 2 to November 2 1948 March 23 1950 Honorable discharge ARMY To accept appointment as a commissioned officer. Service Number 01913372 Army 1rst Lt Sept 24 19951 USAR INF Date of separation January 20, 1954 National Defense Service Assignment Intelligence & Security Officer Service History: 1943-1944 New Guinea 1945 Philippines 1950-1953 France Jan 20, 1943-Nov 21, 1945 Armorer SGT 380th Bomb Group PTO code # 0511 Feb 18 1948-April 23 1948 *0010 Aviation Cadet Goodfellow TX May 25 1948-Sept 11, 1949 *1301 CIC Investigator SGT 9th CIC Dep Ft Dix NJ Sept 12 1949 to March 23 1950 * 0625 Officer Candidate Fort Riley Tx March 24 15=950 to June 20 1950 * 2700 ABC *4 2nd Lt Sept 14 1950 to May 14 1951 *5000 Special Officer 2nd Lt May 15 1951 to Feb 5 1953 * 2900 Executive Officer 1rs Lt USAR EUR Feb 6 1953 to July 25 1953 *9311 Intelligence and Security Officer 1rst LT July 26 1953 to Dec 15 9153 *2900 Executive officer 7804-4 Army Det USAR EUR Military Police School June 1 1948 to Aug 1 1948 Army Officer Candidate School Sept 16 1949 to March 24 1950 Counter intelligence School Aug 4 1948 to Dec 20 1948 Honorable Discharge First Lieutenant INF USAR 01913372 March 7 1958

WILLIAM K. CROSS, 71, of OCEAN GROVE, died Tuesday at home in Manhattan. He owned Cus tomer Business Machines and Services, New York, for more than 20 years. He was a World War II Army veteran and served in France during the Korean - fVa War. Mr. Cross was born in Spring-l' field, Mass., and lived in Rye, N.Y., before moving to Ocean Grove. Surviving are two daughters, Cath-l erine 'M. Smith, Ocean Grove, and ' Betsy Cross, New York; three sisters, Jule Allen, Clearwater, Fla., Genevieve Mellaci, Neptune, and Gladys https://www.newspapers.com/clip/73613385/obituary-for-william-k-cross-aged-71/
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William K Cross was a member of Rye Presbyterian Church.

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