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Billy Peel
Master Sergeant, United States Air Force
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Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, Mississippi: August 14, 1972

  Full military honors were accorded two Memphis Air National Guardsmen at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. A group interment for Master Sergeant Billy Peel and Master Sergeant James E. Haney was conducted July 28, 1972, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel in Arlington.

Haney and Peel were among 11 men killed in the crash of a Memphis based C-124 transport May 3, 1972 in the jungles of Surinam. Haney is formerly of Corinth, Mississippi.

  The Guardsmen's mother, Mrs. Lowren Haney, Corinth, his wife, Huleen and two sons, Mike and Randy of Memphis attended the services at Arlington.


PEEL, WILLIAM L SR
MSG USAF
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/02/1929
DATE OF DEATH: 05/03/1972
BURIED AT: SECTION 20  SITE 50333-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 21 July 2001 Updated: 30 December 2002  Updated: 1 November 2005