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PVT William Sonny Ball

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PVT William Sonny Ball

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death
24 May 1942 (aged 24)
Philippines
Burial
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot
Plot F Row 7 Grave 86
Memorial ID
56769562 View Source

William S. Ball was a member of the 17th Pursuit Squadron. He became a Prisoner of War when Bataan was surrendered to the Japanese. He took part in the death march and was held at Camp O'Donnell. He died of dysentery in the camp.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project

William S. Ball was a member of the 17th Pursuit Squadron. He became a Prisoner of War when Bataan was surrendered to the Japanese. He took part in the death march and was held at Camp O'Donnell. He died of dysentery in the camp.

For more information, go to:
Proviso East High School Bataan Commemorative Research Project

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Entered the service from Illinois.

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  • Maintained by: Johnny History
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56769562
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56769562/william-sonny-ball: accessed ), memorial page for PVT William Sonny Ball (21 Sep 1917–24 May 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56769562, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by Johnny History (contributor 49654896) .