Willie J. King was shot while on guard duty and died of his wonds on 26 April 1946 at Fort McKinley on Luzon Island, Philippines. He is buried at Rising Star Cemetery, LaMarque, TX

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 March 1923
  • Date of death: 26 April 1946
  • County: Monroe
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 247th Army Air Forces Base Unit
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rising Star Cemetery, LaMarque, TX
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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