Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CASSEL, WILLIAM LUSHA

Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mrs. Vera F. Cassel, Wife, Rte. 2, Oklahoma City. Born February 24, 1920. Enlisted July 9, 1941. Decorations: Air Medal; American Defense Service Ribbon. Graduated Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City, 1938. Member of Putnam City Methodist Church. Employed as Assistant Manager, Northvest Feed and Service, Oklahoma City, before entering the service. Received bombardier training at Carlsbad Army Air Field, New Mexico; operational training at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. Served in 15th Air Force. Died March 11, 1945, in German prison camp, Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany.

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