David Williams

David Williams

Birth
Clarksville, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Mar 1919 (aged 25)
France
Burial Bolivia, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 195596575 · View Source
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Private David Williams was inducted into the US Army for World War I on August 6, 1918, in Boydton, VA. He served with Company D, 545th Engineer Service Battalion, serving overseas from September 23, 1918 - March 18, 1919.

His son, David Jesse Williams, was born on October 9, 1918 in Southport, NC, formerly Smithville. They never met and never would.

While in service to the United States, on March 18, 1919, Pvt David Williams died of pulmonary oedema, secondary to pleurisy.


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David Williams
Privet [sic] 545 Eng. USA
Died March 18, 1919.
Erected by his wife,
Florence M. Williams


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  • Created by: 1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range
  • Added: 27 Dec 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 195596575
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Williams (11 Feb 1894–18 Mar 1919), Find a Grave Memorial no. 195596575, citing Greer Family Cemetery, Bolivia, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by 1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range (contributor 49432717) .