Born 18 June 1891, Gap Creek, Tennessee

William Alexander McMillan entered the military service in March 1918. As a member of Company C, 327th Infantry, 82nd Division, sailed for France in May 1918. Went through the training period with his organization and took part in all engagements until seriously wounded October 8, 1918, in the battle of Argonne Forest. Died the following day. He was the son of J.P. and Sarah E. McMillan.

He was interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France (D,34,17). He also has a stone at Huckleberry Methodist Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 June 1891
  • Date of death: 8 October 1918
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Strawberry Plains
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company C, 327th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Argonne Forest
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: David McMillan

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