Monday, October 19, 2009

William B. Anderson

William B. Anderson

Conflict: World War I
Branch of Service: U. S. Army
Unit: 317 Field Artillery Regiment, 81st Division
Rank: Private
Serial Number: 1886492
Death: 30 January1919 of Septicemia.
Cemetery: Plot B, Row 9, Grave 3, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France
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William B. Anderson was born in Lynchburg, S. C., around 1897. He was in the S.C. National Army in Bishopville, S.C., in the 31st Co., 8th Training Battalion of the 156 Depot Brigade from 29 April 1918 to 23 May 1918. He was then in Battery D, 317 Field Artillery to 30 January1919. He was a private in the American Expeditionary Forces from 7 August 1918 to his death on 30 January 1919 when he died of septicemia.
The Army notified his brother Elisha V. Anderson in Lynchburg, S.C.


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