William Camel Looney was born in Tennessee in 1922, the son of Alonzo (Onzie) Looney and Mary Elizabeth Hensley.

William C. Looney served at USNTS, San Diego, California for assignment by CDBF. He was transferred on 4 February 1942 to the U.S.S. Jarvis (DD-393) for Duty.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of death: 12 July 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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