Blackford, William Charles, Jr., LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1953, USS Princeton (CV-37)
Service Years
1951 - 1953
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milwaukee
Last Address
Eureka, CA

Casualty Date
Jul 26, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
USS Princeton (CV-37)
  1953-1953, USS Princeton (CV-37)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Blackford was the pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with Fighter Squadron 152 aboard USS PRINCETON (CV-37).  On July 26, 1953, while on a reconnaissance mission over enemy territory, his aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire. His remains were not recovered.
   
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