William Russell Simmons

First Lieutenant William Russell Simmons

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Mentored by Katherine Lorio
Westfield High School
2014-2015
Unit:

368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group

Branch: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service Number: O-675948
Date of Birth: June 21, 1921
Entered the Military: August 16, 1941
Date of Death: June 11, 1944
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
Place of Death: south of Caen, France
Award(s): Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Cemetery: Plot B, Row 4, Grave 25, Normandy American Cemetery, Coleville-sur-Mer, France

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