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Sgt William Francis Cunningham

Sgt William Francis Cunningham

Birth
Death 5 Apr 1945 (aged 22)
Okinawa, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot N, 1410
Memorial ID 3772628 · View Source
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Son of Jennie Cunningham.

William served as a Sergeant, 29th Marines, 6th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

William was "Killed In Action" on Okinawa during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Okinawa 6th Division Cemetery and was later repatriated here on March 22, 1949.

Service # 487732

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3772628
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Francis Cunningham (23 Jan 1923–5 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3772628, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .