Walter J. Ball

Recent Address: Grand Rapids, MI
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Family Info: Parents: Walter and Pearl
Hometown: East Lansing, MI
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Service Number: O-663459
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: Originally 395th, then 45th
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Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
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Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6240 - Hap's Hope; 42-6276 - Black Magic; 42-6303 - Typhoon McGoon III
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Comments: Mr. Ball passed away December 19, 2000. He is buried at Deepdale Memorial Park, Delta Township, MI.

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