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    William Manley Dexter (1920-1943)


    World War II · US Marine Reserve

    United States of America
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    illiam Manley Dexter enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in October 1940, then joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in May 1941. In June of 1942 he transferred to the US Marine Corps and trained to fly the SBD Dauntless dive bomber. He was killed in a plane crash on 26 May 1943 while serving with VMSB-151 at Tutuila, Samoa.

    Birth - 17 Mar 1920
    Utica, New York
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 22 years
    Military Unit
    VMSB-151, MAG 13, 4th Marine Base Defense Wing, FMF, Tutuila, Samoa
    Service Number
    O-11265
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Gold Star

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    Enlistment - Jun 1942  - Age: 22 years
    2nd. Lt.
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 21 years
    Served For
    Canada
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Rank
    Pilot Officer
    Enlistment - May 1941  - Age: 21 years
    Pilot Officer
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Army Air Forces
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Marine Corps Reserve
    Death - 26 May 1943  - Age: 23 years
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    Full Name
    William Manley Dexter

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