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PFC William A Lang

PFC William A Lang

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 5 Feb 1945 (aged 19–20)
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 11 Grave 29
Memorial ID 56373679 · View Source
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William served as a Private First Class, 254th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Cuyahoga County, Ohio prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 26, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

William "Died Of Wounds" received in action during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 35927444

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His brother, Pvt Joseph J. Lang, was also "Killed In Action" during the war and is interred next to him (see photo to the right). They are one of fourteen pairs of brother's interred together in the Epinal American Cemetery, France.

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Information on relationship as a brother at Epinal submitted by Dwight "Andy" Anderson.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373679
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC William A Lang (1925–5 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373679, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .