Buried at Headrick Cemetery

The Knoxville Journal, 14 January 1949
The body of Pvt. Bill Ramsey, 25, of Route 2, Cosby, who was killed in action in Benshiem, Germany on March 31, 1945, will arrive in Knoxville at the L&N station today, his father said yesterday. Private Ramsey had been overseas less than 30 days at the time of his death. Before going into service he was employed by a lumber company at Newport. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Mrs. and Mrs. John Ramsey of Route 2, Cosby; son, Ronnie and daughter, Paulette of Knoxville; brothers, Ray and Henry Ramsey, both of Cosby; three sisters, Mrs. James Brown, Mrs. Roy Spence of Sevierville and Mrs. L.R. Welch of Knoxivlle.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 November 1919
  • Date of death: 31 March 1945
  • County: Sevier
  • Hometown: Cosby
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Headrick Cemetery, Sevierville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Bottom Panel
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