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SSgt Willie W King
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1916
Jackson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1944, Netherlands

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Staff Sergeant King served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company E
Second Battalion

His Army enlistment date / place / Serial # was:
March 18, 1942
Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana
35043476

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland during World War II

He was awarded the:
Bronze Star
Purple Heart

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
"Semiskilled in paint and varnish production"

He was a resident of:
Summit County, Ohio

He was the son of:
John Jay King
(09/22/1879 - 02/09/1974)
Ora Ethel Williams King
(12/07/1883 - 02/13/1963)

He was the brother of:
Cletis Arthur "Pete" King
(09/13/1900 - 02/10/1977)
Ruth Orrella King
(05/23/1902 - 08/25/1962)
Mildred Florence "Minnie" King
(05/13/1904 - 02/01/1990)
Mary Jane King
(06/13/1906 - 01/24/2003)
Charles Elmer King
(07/28/1908 - 11/11/1979)
John Vernon King
(06/08/1910 - 05/18/1982)
Wilmer Martin King
(01/23/1913 - 06/01/1957)
Samuel Hoyt King
(09/03/1914 - 11/02/1986)
Hobart Edward King
(11/07/1918 - 09/02/1998)
Floyd Daniel King
(07/09/1923 - 01/13/1999)
Mildred Carmelita King
(07/21/1925 - 03/25/2004)
Evelyn Mae King
(05/04/1929 - 01/28/2003)

He was the husband of:
Evelyn Sheaters King
(second married surname unknown)
(02/27/1914 - 08/19/1982)

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Jay King (1879 - 1974)
  Ora Ethel Williams King (1883 - 1963)
 
 Siblings:
  Cletis A. King (1900 - 1977)*
  Willie W King (1916 - 1944)
  Floyd Daniel King (1923 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: Plot F / Row 2 / Grave 9
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56300549
SSgt Willie W King
Added by: Des Philippet
 
SSgt Willie W King
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Added by: Des Philippet
 
 
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Thank you for your World War II service and for your Ultimate Sacrifice for our country, Sergeant King! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013

- annie
 Added: Jul. 10, 2010
 
 
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