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Atwell, William H.

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.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

305th Infantry Regiment
77th Infantry Division
Map Battle of Guam
Battle of Guam
His rank Private
Bronze Star Medal with Oak