Woerman, William Bernard, LT Fallen
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Last Rank
Last Primary Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Navy Officer
Last Duty Station
1951-1953, 131X, USS Valley Forge (CV-45/CVS-45)
Service Years
1947 - 1953
Lieutenant Lieutenant

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Home State
Year of Birth
Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 07, 1953
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War/Korean War Air Strikes
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, Korean War Fallen
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
VF-92USS Valley Forge (CV-45/CVS-45)
  1950-1953, 131X, VF-92
  1951-1953, 131X, USS Valley Forge (CV-45/CVS-45)
 Combat and Operations History
  1950-1953 Korean War/China Sea Patrols
  1951-1952 Korean War/Patrol North Korean Coast
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Lieutenant Woerman was the pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with Fighter Squadron 92 aboard the aircraft carrier USS VALLEY FORGE (CVA-45). On April 7, 1953, while on a combat mission of strafing enemy positions south of Wonsan, North Korea, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames. His remains were not recovered.
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