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Bill James Gifford

Graduating Class of 1942
Served in World War II

First Lieutenant
Bill James Gifford

Army Air Forces
6th Ferrying Group


Racine, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Tucson, AZ

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Mound Cemetery, Racine, WI

More About First Lieutenant Gifford

First Lieutenant Gifford enlisted in May, 1942 and after his initial training he was stationed at Long Beach, CA. He served with the Army Air Forces 6th Ferrying Group and was in charge of ground school instruction in instrument transition. He was killed in the crash of a fighter plane near Tucson, AZ.