William A. Metcalfe

Korean War
RankTechnical Sergeant U.S. Air Force
Date of DeathJanuary 16 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Technical Sergeant Metcalfe was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Technical Sergeant Metcalfe was a crew member of a C-119B "Flying Boxcar" transport with the 61st Troop Carrier Squadron, 314th Troop Carrier Group. On January 16, 1952, while on a mission, both engines separate from the aircraft in flight and the aircraft crashed into the sea. His remains were recovered.