William Robert Young was born on 22 February 1925, the son of Arthur Thomas Young and Minnie Reed.
Died non Battle 20 August 1945
Private First Class
105th Field Artillery Battalion, 27th Infantry Division

The Knoxville Journal, 30 March 1949
Pfc. William R. Young, age 20, of Route 1, Walland, was killed in action, Aug. 20, 1945 in the Southwest Pacific. The body will arrive in Knoxville. Survivors; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Young; six sisters, Mrs. Roy Teffeteller, Mrs. Rufus Herron, Mrs. Wesley Cole, Mrs. James Sizemore, Mrs. Dexter Ogle, Mrs. William Cole; one brother, Charlie.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 February 1925
  • Date of death: 20 August 1945
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Walland
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 105th Field Artillery Battalion, 27th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rocky Branch Cemetery, Maryville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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