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

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1925
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Hamilton
Last Address
Not Specified

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

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 Duty Stations
VF-92USS Valley Forge (CV-45)
  1950-1953, 131X, VF-92
  1951-1953, 131X, USS Valley Forge (CV-45)
 Combat and Operations History
  1950-1953 Korean War*/China sea patrols
  1951-1952 Korean War*/Patrol North Korean Coast
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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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 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartUnited States Navy Memorial Korean War Fallen
  2014, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, Korean War Fallen
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