William Alexander Lashley
ROTC Scholarship; SCRS; Alpha Gamma; RPA Club, Outing Club
Columbia, South Carolina
Wife, Alice and sons, Will and Chris
3rd Aviation Detachment, 17th Aviation Group Korea
Distinguished Flying Cross received posthumously, Field Artillery, US Army, for heroism on July 12, 1977, while a member of the 3rd Aviation Detachment, 17th Aviation Group, Korea.
Sep 4, 1948
Jul 12, 1977
Died at age 28 in a helicopter crash in the Republic of Korea while acting as a co-pilot
Extract: Hq. Department of the Army, General Order No. 4, Dated June 1, 1978
Captain Lashley also served in Vietnam.