William Edgar Giles died of wounds received in action in France, 18 April 1918. He was initially buried at the Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

Buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 March 1900
  • Date of death: 18 April 1918
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Martell
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Toulon Sector, Aisne Defensive
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Bottom Panel
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