William Paul Jolley was born on 10 November 1915, the son of Wilbur Jolley and Belle McCullough.

He enlisted for service in December, 1942 and sailed for England May 14, 1943. He was with the First Division when the army fought through Sicily. He was killed in action on 6 June 1944 on D-Day on the Normandy beach in France.
Buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Meigs County, TN

Private First Class
18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Company B

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 November 1915
  • Date of death: 6 June 1944
  • County: Bledsoe
  • Hometown: Decatur
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oak Grove Cemetery, Meigs County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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