Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CANNING, WILLIAM S

Corporal, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Canning, Parents, Rte. 3, Oklahoma City. Born February 10, 1920. Enlisted October 5, 1939. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Citation of Honor. Served as airplane mechanic. Died May 5, 1942, in action on Corregidor, Philippine Islands.

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