Walter W. Coolbaugh Photo

Walter W. Coolbaugh

Born: Aug 1, 1918

Death: Dec 19, 1942

Birthplace: Ransom Township

Nationality: United States

Walter W. Coolbaugh

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1918
Date of Death : Dec 19, 1942
Birth Place : Ransom Township

Walter Wesley Coolbaugh was born in Ransom, Pennsylvania, on 1 August 1914. He enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve for aviation training on 14 November 1940. Serving in a scouting squadron in the Pacific, he received the Navy Cross for his gallant conduct in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942. Coolbaugh was promoted to lieutenant on 1 October 1942, and lost his life in an aircraft accident 19 December 1942.

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