Son of Willis L. Altenderfer who resided in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Willis served as a Private First Class, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in New Jersey and was attending Princeton University prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on July 14, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.
Willis was "Killed In Action" near Dieuze, France during the war.
He was awarded the Purple Heart.
Service # 33730074
( Bio by: Russ Pickett )