William Schanke

William F. Schanke served his country in World War II with the 2nd Bombardment Group 49th Squadron.

Information on William Schanke is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 1LT Schanke. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to William Schanke's military record please contact us.

02/24/1945
AM
Air Medal (AM)

1LT
GO: 903
De Motte IN

03/23/1945
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1LT
GO: 1697
De Motte IN

05/04/1945
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1LT
GO: 3000
De Motte IN


The information on this page about William Schanke has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete; we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession including digital copies. We will continue to add to this material as it becomes available.

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