Monona County

Lt. William Dinwiddie


Onawa Navy Flier Rides Dive Bomber to Death in Ocean

Onawa, Ia.—Special:
A telegram received here Thursday by Walter Simpson stated that Lt. William Dinwiddie, United States Navy pilot, was killed Wednesday when a dive bomber he was piloting crashed into the Pacific ocean near San Diego.

Dinwidde was a graduate of the Onawa high school.

His wife is the former Norma Simpson of Castana, Ia. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dinwiddie here. Four sisters and a brother also survive.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 9, 1945 (photo included)