2nd Lt Furlow was killed in action on a bombing mission in the South Pacific.

The Knoxville Journal, June 12, 1942
Bombardier – William A.S. Furlow Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William A.S. Furlow, Bristol, yesterday received a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Forces at graduating exercises at the world’s largest bombardier college at Midland Army Flying School, Texas. Furlow was a student from 1938 to 1942 at Austin Peay Normal, Clarksville.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 January 1917
  • Date of death: 31 August 1943
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 394th Bomber Squadron
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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