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William Harding

Full name: William Wadley Harding
Gender: Male
Born: September 23, 1910 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 18, 1936 in near Otsego, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


William Harding shot the English match at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. At the time he was a US Army officer. In 1934 Harding graduated from the Army Flying School in San Antonio, Texas. He was assigned to Selfridge Field in Michigan as part of his commission in the Air Corps Reserve. In August 1936 Harding was on a training flight with William Maier. They were in a formation of five planes when their aircraft caught fire. At too low an altitude for parachutes to open, they both jumped from the plane before it crashed, and were killed.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres United States USA 6

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1932 Summer 21 Los Angeles Shooting United States USA Final Standings 292
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