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William G. Fena, None

conflict:World War II
branch:Air Force
serial number:
location:715th Bomber Squadron, 448th Bombardment Group, England.
enlistment date:None
place enlisted:Hibbing, MN
discharge date:None
place discharged:
decorations: Air Medal (1942-)
Purple Heart (1932-)
history:Shot up on bombing run over Germany; went down over the English Channel; not recovered; on August 15, 1944, a Hibbing newspaper reported him as the city's forty-fourth casualty.
service documents:
references:Hometown Heroes: The St. Louis County World War Two Project (2004?), p. 79.

Personal Information

date of birth:None
birth place:
home town:
date of death:March 8, 1944
father:Andrew Fena
siblings:Arthur Fena, Angelo Fena, Mary Ivanca Fena, Rose Dilla Fena
school:Hibbing High School

Last update: 1/23/2017