William Bernard Woerman – Lieutenant, United States Navy

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William Bernard Woerman

Hamilton, Ohio
Born March 29, 1925
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Killed in Action
Died April 7, 1953 in Korea
Body Not Recovered

Lieutenant Woerman was the pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with Fighter Squadron 92 aboard the aircraft carrier USS VALLEY FORGE (CVA-45).

On April 7, 1953, while on a combat mission of strafing enemy positions south of Wonsan, Korea, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames. His remains were not recovered.

For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Woerman was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with Gold Star, the Navy Commendation Ribbon, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.


WOERMAN, WILLIAM BERNARD 

  • LT   US NAVY
  • KOREA
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 03/29/1925
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/07/1953
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 68  SITE 2839
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
    (IN MEMORY OF STONE)

WOERMAN, ROSELLA M

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/27/1924
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/25/1999
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 68  SITE 2839
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF WOERMAN, WILLIAM BERNARD, LT US NAVY

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