ATC Bill Margerum (Margerum, William E.) in VF-114, WesPac '62-'63. Friend & Shipmate.
Obituary: William E Margerum
Birth 23 March 1914
Death 8 March 1971
Residence: San Diego, CA
Address: Dawson Ave, San Diego, CA 92115
Known Residences: San Diego, CA
Relatives of William: Betty Margerum, Robert Keil Margerum
Cemetery El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego, California, United States
Transcription: ETCA US Navy World War II, Korea, Vietnam
Branch(es): US Navy
Conflict(s): Vietnam War, Korean War, World War II.
Citation: Margerum, CAET William E.
General Orders: All Hands - June 1953
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Chief Aviation Electronics Technician William E. Margerum, United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while serving with Patrol Squadron SIX (VP-6), during operations against enemy aggressor force in Korea from 8 July 1950 to 28 January 1951. Completing thirty-five missions during this period, he participated in patrol and reconnaissance flights over an active combat area in the face of grave hazards and contributed materially to the success of his squadron. His skill, courage and devotion to duty throughout were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.