Robert Troy Williams
Born 9 March 1919
Died 12 October 1944
Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, LaFollette, TN

117th Mechanized Reconnaissance Squadron, Cavalry Troop E

The Knoxville News-Sentinel,  August 14, 1948
Robert Troy Williams, age 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Williams, Royal Blue, Tenn., was killed in France Oct. 12, 1944. The body will arrive in La Follette August 13. Surviving; one daughter, Deanna Sue; father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Williams; three brothers, James Clyde, Fort Benning, Ga., Earl and Dewey, Royal Blue; six sisters, Mrs. Gilbert Boshears, Turley, Tenn.; Mrs. Vergil Wilson, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Eva Mae Williams, Elsie Eloise Williams, Mary Gean and Anna Jewell, all of Royal Blue, Tenn.; grandfather and grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Holman, Lejunior, Ky. A military funeral will be held Aug.  at the Woodlawn Cemetery.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 March 1919
  • Date of death: 12 October 1944
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Royal Blue
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 117th Mechanized Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, LaFollette, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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