Sgt William Irving Smith

Sgt William Irving Smith

Birth
Death 8 Aug 1944 (aged 19)
France
Burial Cherry Hill, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 90709318 · View Source
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KILLED IN ACTION WWII
UNITED STATES ARMY
116TH INFANTRY, 29TH INF DIV
DIED OF BATTLE WOUNDS

Son of James Smith and Ella A. Batters Smith.

William, who resided in Rock Manor, Wilmington, Delaware served as a Sergeant with Company K, 16th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He "Died of Wounds" received during battle near Vire, France during the war.

He had served in the Army for one year and was decorated with a Distinquished Unit Badge and Purple Heart.

Service # 32954596


Hometown: New Castle County, Delaware
Service# 32954596


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  • Created by: Jdrhook
  • Added: 25 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 90709318
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Irving Smith (17 Apr 1925–8 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 90709318, citing Cherry Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cherry Hill, Cecil County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Jdrhook (contributor 47204610) .