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Sgt William Francis Smith

Birth
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 8 Jun 1945 (aged 23)
Okinawa, Japan
Burial Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 125665890 · View Source
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Son of Edward V. Smith & Anna Leah Munn Smith.

William served as a Sergeant, 6th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

William was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of Okinawa during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on March 24, 1949.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125665890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Francis Smith (27 Mar 1922–8 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125665890, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .