William Knox Garmany
Missing in Action – Presumed Dead
Captain Garmany was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was the pilot of an F4U-5N Corsair night fighter with the Marine Night Fighter Squadron 513, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. On July 13, 1951, while flying a combat mission over the Sibyon-ni Area, South Korea, contact with his aircraft was lost and he was listed as Missing in Action. He was presumed dead on December 15, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Captain Garmany was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 April 1923
  • Date of death: 13 July 1951
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Korea War Service Medal, and World War II Victory Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga Memorial Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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