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First Name: Willard

Last Name: Daniels

Birthplace: IL, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Air Force (1947 - present)

Middle Name: Lawrence

Date of Birth: 22 December 1931

Date of Death: 29 March 1954

Rank: Airman First Class

Years Served:
Willard Lawrence Daniels


Willard Lawrence Daniels
Airman First Class, U.S. Air Force

Willard Lawrence Daniels was born on 22 December 1931 in Illinois. He was the son of Eugene Hiland and Ethel May (Tieman) Daniels.

Military Service

Daniels was an Airman First Class in the U.S. Air Force serving with the 325th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Wing, Strategic Air Command. While serving as a crew member of a B-36 Bomber based at Fairchild AFB, Spokane , WA, the plane crashed, killing all on board.

Death and Burial

Airman First Class Willard Lawrence Daniels was killed on 29 March 1954 in the crash of a B-36 Bomber in the state of Washington. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Minong, Washburn County, WI.

He was survived by his parents' two sisters, Alberta Daniels Withrow and Faith Daniels Yeager; and a brother, Eugene H. Daniels Jr. 


Honoree ID: 2125   Created by: MHOH




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