Charles E WILLIAMS

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER35351665
AGE27 yo
DATE OF BIRTH23 july 1917 MICHIGAN
STATEGrant County INDIANA
FAMILYParent: Claude & Beulah WILLIAMS
Brothers: Donald E. & Herbert M.
RANKPrivate First Class
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--IN
DATE of ENLISTEMENTApril 10, 1942 Indianapolis INDIANA
COMPANYCompany B
BATTALION44th Infantry Battalion
DIVISION6th Armored Division
DATE OF DEATHAugust 12, 1944williams charles e tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHPlabennec/Plouvien, FINISTÈRE
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
G1110
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Good Conduct MedalGood Medal Conduite
European African Middle Eastern CampaingEAMECampaign
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
Combat Infantryman Badgecombat infantryman badge
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STORY

The memorial contains a stela on which are the names of the 75 Americans who fell during the fighting for the liberation of Plabennec and Plouvien on 8 and 9 August 1944;

Maps and panels recounting what happened here on the site of Lormeau on 8 August 1944.

stèle Plabennec Plouvien
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On Monday, August 7, 1944, units of the 6th DB US, coming from Utah Beach, bivouacked to the north of Brest whose 44th BI, the Field Artillery Battalion and the 68th Tank Battalion.

The following day, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, these American units will undergo a shelling by six batteries of the group 805 Flak of the defense of Brest.


Brother of Charles

Donald E WILLIAMS

DATE OF BIRTH27 August 1924williams charles e donald
STATEGrant County INDIANA
UNITCompany B
44th Armored Infantry Battalion
DATE OF DEATH11 may 1945
BURIED

 

Cimetière Punchbowl à Oahu, HAWAII 

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Brother of Charles

Herbert M WILLIAMS

STATEGrant County INDIANAIN
UNITUS ARMY

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOJ F PELLOUAIS - Aad.archives.gov - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud