Pvt William W Abell

District of Columbia, USA
Death 16 Nov 1944 (aged 20–21)
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot J Row 27 Grave 30
Memorial ID 56652078 · View Source
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Husband of Jean Rineer Abell who resided in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

William served as a Private, 378th Infantry Regiment, 95th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 24, 1944 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Machinist and also as Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

William was "Killed In Action" near Bertrange, France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 33841909

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
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