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William Edward Metzger, Jr.
Second Lieutenant, US Army Air Corps

Born:   February 09, 1922 at Lima, OH
Entered Service:  
Lima, OH
Date/Place of Action: 
November 09, 1944 - Saarbrucken, Germany
Unit:  
729 Bombardment Squadron, 452d Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force
Presentation: 
G.O. 38 - May 16, 1945
Date of Death:  
November 09, 1944  (Killed In Action)
Buried at: 
Woodlawn Cemetery - Lima, OH

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Frederick Walker Castle
Brigadier General, US Army Air Corps

Born:   October 14, 1908 at Manila, Philippine Islands
Entered Service:  
Mountain Lakes, NJ
Date/Place of Action: 
December 24, 1944 - Germany
Unit: 
4th Bombardment Wing, 8th Air Force
Presentation:
 
To His Mother At Mountain Lakes, NJ
     By General Ira Eaker on February 28, 1946

Date Of Death: 
December 24, 1944 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:
  A.B.M.C. Henri-Chapelle - Henri-Chapelle, Belgium

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Thomas Buchanan McGuire, Jr.
Major, US Army Air Corps

Born:  August 01, 1920 at Ridgewood, NJ
Entered Service:  
Sebring, FL
Date/Place of Action:  
December 25 & 26, 1944 - Luzon, Philippine Islands
Unit: 
475th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force
Presentation: 
To His Family At City Hall in Patterson, NJ
     By General George C. Kenney - May 08, 1946
Date of Death:  January 07, 1945   (Killed In Action)
Buried at: 
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA

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William Arthur Shomo
Major, US Army Air Corps

Born:   May 30, 1918 at Jeannette, PA
Entered Service:  
Westmoreland County, PA
Date/Place of Action: 
January 11, 1945 - Luzon, PI, Pacific Ocean
Unit:  
82d Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 71st Reconnaissance Group, 308th Bombardment Wing, 5th Air Force
Presentation
At Luzon, Philippine Islands
     By Major General Ennis C. Whitehead - April 03, 1945

Date of Death:     
June 25, 1990
Buried at:   
St. Clair Cemetery - Greenburg, PA

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