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William Woodrow Preston

Died in the service of our country
Branch of Service: Air Force
Hometown: 12 Carnation
Date of birth: 7/13/1918
Rank: SGT
Date of casualty: January 5, 1944
Place of casualty: Germany
Dedication: Preston Place , Bergenfield
Other webpages:
World War II
National Archive
SGT William W Preston -Find a Grave Memorial

About William Woodrow: 364th Army Airforce Bomb Squadron, tail Gunner.

Master Sgt. William Preston's crew renamed their B-17 the "Jersey Bill" after their chief was fatally wounded over Mannheim, Germany on January 5, 1944. A map of New Jersey was painted on the bomber, a gold star marking Bergenfield.

William Preston Cemetery Photo

The Veterans section was created and maintained by
Eva DeMaggio Gallione, BHS '64 and Joseph DiMaggio, BHS'67