William L. Williamson was born in Scooba, Mississippi to William Lloyd Williamson and Clara Beazley.
He Died of wounds in Germany.
Buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg, E, 7, 30

Entered the service from Mississippi.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 7 April 1945
Lt. William L. Williamson Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Williamson, 321 Guild Drive, Brainerd Hills, died of wounds received with a Third Army unit in Germany, March 21. He was assigned to duty with the 90th Division. A member of the First Methodist Church, he volunteered for service following his graduation from Mississippi State College in June, 1942. He received basic training in New Mexico and graduated from officers training school, Miami, Fla., in October, 1943. He later was assigned to the Fourth Ferrying Group stationed in Memphis. Transferred to the infantry last December, he went overseas following a six-week training period at Fort Benning, Ga. He arrived in France March 10.

Profile picture from the Mississippi State College Yearbook 1942

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1921
  • Date of death: 21 March 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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