Kearns, William Lee, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 745, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private First Class


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Berkeley County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 21, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

82nd Airbone Division Infantry Shoulder Cord Netherlands Orange Lanyard Honorably Discharged WW II

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Airborne Glider Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
325th Glider Infantry Regiment (GIR)82nd Airborne Division
  1942-1944, 745, G Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
  1942-1944, 745, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM LEE KEARNS SON OF LENA KEARNS AND HUSBAND TO LORA FRAZIER WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN HOLLAND ON 21 OCTOBER 1944. PFC KEARNS WAS A ROOFER EMPLOYED BY WARETTE ROOFING COMPANY IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND AND HAD THREE CHILDREN; WANDA, MARY AND AN INFANT SON HE HAD NEVER SEEN BEFORE HIS DEATH.
   
Comments/Citation

William L. Kearns

Private First Class, U.S. Army

325th Infantry Glider Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division

Entered the Service from: West Virginia
Died: 21-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot F Row 1 Grave 15
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands
Awards: Purple Heart
   
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