2nd Lt Ferrier H. White
October 12, 1921 – April 5, 1945
Class: 44-I-SE
Graduation Date: October 16, 1944
Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 100th Fighter Squadron
Service # O-1824829

Ferrier was born in 1921 to Henry White and Fosterina Meredith. He attended Elyria High School where he played on the football team. He graduated in 1939. He was employed at Sears Roebuck Company in Elyria prior to enrolling in the Tuskegee Air Program.

He enlisted in Jan of 1942 and received his wings and commission as a second lieutenant on Oct 16, 1944. He was assigned to the 100th Squadron, 322nd Fighter Group based in Italy. On April 5, 1945, Ferrier was on a mission when he went missing over the Adriatic Sea. There is little information pertaining to his loss.

Ferrier is honored on the tablets of the Missing in Action at the Florence American Cemetery in Italy. Ferrier is also honored on the Oberlin Ohio Soldiers Monument.

His remains have never been recovered.

Visit the Red Tail Virtual Museum to see the Memorial to The Tuskegee Airmen Of Oberlin, Ohio.

Chester County Hall of Heroes


More Posts

James Ewing

James Ewing Flt. Officer Class: 44-F-TE Graduation date: 6/27/1944 Unit: 477th Bombardier Group Service # T64271 Arkansas produced two flight officers (F/Os), or navigators, during the height of the Tuskegee era—James Ewing and Denny C.

Read More »

Robert Williams

Robert W. Williams, Jr. September 21, 1922 – September 8, 1997 Class: 44-E-SE 2nd Lt. Graduation date: 5/23/1944 Rank at time of graduation: Unit: 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Service # 0830797

Read More »

James Randall

James E.P. Randall 1920 – December 9, 2019 The son of a librarian and a railroad worker, Randall grew up during the Great Depression in the segregated schools of Roanoke, VA. When World War II

Read More »

Everett Richardson

Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson April 27th, 1917 – DOD Unit: 477th Bombardment Group Service # 0-713053 From: Philadelphia, PA Lt. Everett Emerson Richardson was a Navigator / Bombardier with the 477th Bombardment Group. He entered

Read More »

Send Us A Message