Reiter, William Walter, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-16)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
1706 Oak St
Pasadena CA

Casualty Date
Oct 06, 1943
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Wake Island
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 1 (cenotaph)

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  1943, World War II Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, WW II Memorial National Registry

 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
VF-16 Pistol Packing AirdalesUSS Lexington (CV-16)
  1940-1942, 139X, Naval Flight Training
  1942-1943, 131X, VF-16 Pistol Packing Airdales
  1943-1943, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-16)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
 Colleges Attended 
Yale University
  1935-1939, Yale University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Service Number 0-1258100
  Sep 26, 1941, Commissioned
  Jul 01, 1943, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jan 10, 1946, Declared Dead
  Oct 06, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
William Walter Reiter, Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy - Killed over Wake Island on October 6, 1943 during an aerial attack.
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