WILLIAMS, JAMES WESLEY

 

Name: James Wesley Williams
Rank/Branch: United States Air Force/03
Unit: 432nd Reconnaissance Wing at Udorn AFB
Date of Birth: 31 August 1944 Memphis TN
Home City of Record: Memphis TN
Date of Loss: 20 May 1972
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 205700 North  1051100 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Category:
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F4D
Missions: 228
Other Personnel in Incident:
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2023, Yorba Linda, CA
50th Anniversary of Homecoming


Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews.  2023

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James Williams retired from the United States Air Force in 1995 as
a Lt. Colonel. He and Beatrice reside in Georgia.

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Vietnam War POW Meets Widow of Pilot who Shot his Plane Down
Lt. Col. James Williams has something better than a bucket list

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/01/06/vietnam-war-pow-meets-widow-pilot-who-shot-his-plane-down.html

6 Jan 2020
The Associated Press | By MAX GARLAND, Commercial Appeal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Lt. Col. James Williams has something better than a bucket list.

“I don’t like the word ‘bucket list’ because it makes it feel like you’re getting ready to die,”
said the North Memphis native and Vietnam War veteran. “I call it my ‘living list.’ ”...

 

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