Rank and Name, Private William H. Atwell.
Unit/Placed in, 305th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division “Statue of Liberty Division”.
William is born approx. on 27 Nov. 1924 in Willowvale, New York.
Father, William J. Atwell.
Mother, Alice M. Atwell.
Sister(s), Bernice M. Atwell.
William enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32833830.
William was KIA for the entering the Yigo City limits in the fights with the Japanese on 7 Aug. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Warsaw Cemetery, Warsaw, Wyoming County, New York, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com