VILLINGER, George K

VILLINGER, George K

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VILLINGER, George Kooker

Servicenumber:

O-2044899

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Age:

25

Born:

18 August 1918, New Jersey

Hometown:

Palmyra, Burlington County, New Jersey

Family:

John A. Villinger (father)
Viola M. (Kooker) Villinger (mother)
John R. Villinger (brother)
Agnes M. Kooker (grandmother)
William M. Kooker (Uncle)

Rank:

First Lieutenant

Function:

Pilot

Regiment:

-

Battalion:

-

Division – Transport:

-

Company – Squadron:

336th Fighter Squadron

Unit – Group:

4th Fighter Group

Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)

Serialnumber: 43-6985
Type: P51B
Destination: Frankfurt, Germany
Mission: Bomber escort
MACR: 2790

Date of death:

2 March 1944

Status:

KIA

Place of death:

South of Limburg, Germany

Spot:

Not available

Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart

Gravenumber:

Plot H, Row 17, Grave 19

Cemetery:

American War Cemetery Margraten

Biography:

-

Other information:

1st Lt. George K. Villinger enlisted September 30, 1940 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.


Source of information: Michel Beckers, Peter Schouteten, National WWII Memorial, Footnote

Photo source: Michel Beckers, Wade Meyers Studios, Peter Schouteten