William Chrisman was born on 20 April 1923 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of John William “Will” Chrisman and Mary Ellen Price.
Died 29 May 1944
Buried at New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

Private First Class
135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division, Company D
Enlisted March 10, 1943, Fort Oglethorpe, GA

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, June 14, 1944
Pfc. William Chrisman, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Will Chrisman, of 237 South Leslie Street, was killed in action May 29 in Italy according to a message received by his mother from the adjutant general. Pfc. Chrisman entered service Mrach 17, 1943, and had been overseas for 10 months. He attended Rule High School and before entering the Army was employed by Knox Stove Works.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 April 1923
  • Date of death: 29 May 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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