William Roy Noland was the son of Virginia Belle Corum.
Buried at Manila American Cemetery, the Philippines, A, 1, 83

The Johnson County News, October 21, 1943
William R. Noland was born and reared in Johnson County, state of Tennessee, in the community of Ackison Creek, until called to the Army. He served about 18 months. He was killed in action August 21, 1943, fighting for his home and country. Those left to mourn his fate are, his mother, two brothers and one grandmother, with a host of friends and relatives. William was a member of the Church of Christ at Ackison Creek, he was also a minister of the Gospel, and as the bible teaches, he was bptized in his early youth. He lived a faithful and good Christian life. In his last letter back home his request to his mother was to meet him in heaven. It was hard to give him up but by the Grace of God we expect to meet him where we will never part again.
A place in the home is vacant,
A voice that we loved is still
A place in the home is vacant,
That never can be filled.
Virginia Belle Noland and family.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 January 1919
  • Date of death: 21 August 1943
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Ackison Creek
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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