William A. Knecht

Recent Address: Bakerville, CT
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Family Info: Parents: Herman and Sadie; Wife: Clarissa and Mildred; Children: William, Paul, Ann
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date Entered Service: April, 1942
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Bomb Group: 40th
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After his discharge, Bill graduated from University of Connecticut and was employed as an Electrical Engineer. He also enjoyed painting, writing and poetry.
Years ago, Bill was active in the now defunct Connecticut Writers League, and I remember him with fondness. He took pride in his creative writing. Although he was teased for being the opposite of what a writer was supposed to be -- an engineer! -- and living in what we called the Boondocks of Connecticut.
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Comments: Mr. Knecht passed away August 15, 2012. He is buried at Bakerville Center Cemetery, Bakerville, CT.

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