Woodbury County

Cadet Billy C. Gray




One of the youngest aviation cadets, now undergoing training to qualify for commissions in the Army air corps, is Billy C. Gray, son of Dr. and Mrs. B. L. Gray, 3116 Leech avenue.  Billy is a graduate of East high school and attended both Morningside college and Indiana State college.  He completed both the primary and secondary flying courses at the municipal airport here before enlisting as an aviation cadet.  He now is receiving basic training at Moffett field, California.  Billy is only 20 years old.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, Oct. 16, 1941 (photo included)


Sioux City’s newest member of the Army flying service is Lieut. W. C. Gray, son of Dr. and Mrs. B. L. Gray, 3116 Leech avenue.   Lieut. Gray has completed the air corps advanced flying school training at Luke field, Phoenix, Ariz., and has been commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army air corps reserve.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, March 20, 1942 (photo included)