Williams, Hoy L., PFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
607-Light Mortar Crewman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 607, 45th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Saint George
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 12, 1999
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS HOY L. WILLIAMS WAS A FARMER NEAR SAINT GEORGE WEST VIRGINIA BEFORE ENTERING THE SERVICE ON 19 SEPTEMBER 1943. HE WAS ASSIGNED TO COMPANY "A" 157TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 45TH INFANTRY DIVISION AND SERVED IN EUROPE FROM 9 MARCH 1944 TO 4 OCTOBER 1945. PFC WILLIAMS WAS WOUNDED 3 TIMES IN COMBAT HIS DISCHARGE LISTS ALL RECEIVED IN FRANCE. HOY. L WILLIAMS PASSED AWAY IN COLEMAN, MICHIGAN ON 12 APRIL 1999 AND WAS LAID TO REST AT THE WARREN TOWNSHIP CEMETERY IN COLEMAN.
   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment45th Infantry Division
  1943-1945, 607, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1945, 607, 45th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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