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First Name: William

Last Name: Chesser

Birthplace: Fort Worth, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: U.S. Army Air Forces (1941 - 1947)

Home of Record: Fort Worth, TX
Middle Name: T.

Date of Birth: 1913

Date of Death: 16 August 1942

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Years Served:
William T. Chesser

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


William T. Chesser

2nd Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Forces

Silver Star

Headquarters, 5th Air Force, General Orders No. 5 (September 7, 1942)
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Second Lieutenant (Air Corps) William T. Chesser (ASN: 0-423468), United States Army Air Forces, for gallantry in action while serving with the 5th Air Force, in action against the enemy in the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 129935   Created by: MHOH




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