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William Arthur Sylvester

Graduating Class of 1942
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Sylvester

First Lieutenant
William Arthur Sylvester

Army Air Forces


Mount Horeb, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Kunming, China

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Pine Cliff Cemetery, Galesville, WI

More About First Lieutenant Sylvester

Before enlisting, First Lieutenant Sylvester was an x-ray technician at Milwaukee Children's hospital. He entered service on Jan. 5, 1943, and served in the Pacific Theatre.

First Lieutenant Sylvester was killed in action in Kunming, China, when his plane crashed. He was an air transport command pilot flying supplies from India to China.