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Private First Class William D Edwards

Name William D Edwards
Rank Private First Class
Army Serial # 39696474
State California
Date of death 1944-07-29
Plot, Row, Grave J, 6, 21
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 745 Rifleman
Unit I Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Private First Class Edwards was a member of I Company. The morning report for July 14, 1944 on pages 19 and 20 list him joining the unit from the 92nd Replacement Battallion on July 13, 1944. The morning report for August 3, 1944 lists him as killed in action on July 29, 1944. The pages can be seen below.
Documents - Morning report July 14, 1944, I Company, 331st IR, page 19
- Morning report July 14, 1944, I Company, 331st IR, page 20
- Morning report August 3, 1944, I Company, 331st IR, page 4
Grave Soldier
William D Edwards (39696474) William D Edwards (39696474)



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