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William Roger Hendrickson, 1st. Lt., USAF (Fallen)July 29, 1933 – March 28, 1957
First Lt. William R. Hendrickson, 3106 Maryland. Survived by mother, Mrs. Alma Hendrickson, Dallas; father, Walter Hendrickson, Florida; sisters, Jill Hendrickson, New Orleans, La., Debra Hendrickson, Melbourne, Fl.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Ballard, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hendrickson, Gordonville, Texas.
Services Monday, 2:30 p.m., Sparksman-Brand Ross Avenue Chapel, Dr. Earl R. Hoggard and Rev. W.E. Peterson officiating. Interment Restland. Pallbearers: Earl Wilson, Lt. R. J. Simm, Ronald Kimmey, Charles Rowett, Pvt. Marvin Rowett and Mark Umphress.
Sparkman-Brand, Inc. 2145 Ross Ave.
Dallas Morning News, Mortuary Notices, Date: 04-14-1957, Page 6, Part 3
H-1928 March 1957Ashiya, Japan
The Lincoln Star (Lincoln, NE)Wed, Apr. 03, 1957 page 6
TOKYO (Wednesday) (INS) – The Far East Air Forces Command released the names of three American airmen killed in a helicopter crash on Nationalist China’s Formosa Island last Friday. They were: First Lt. William Roger Hendrickson, of Knoxville, Tenn., A2C Walter Samuel Williams Jr., of Nodaway, IA. and A3C Richard Carl Fritz of Harrisburg, Ill.
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