SANFORD, William D

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SANFORD, William D

Servicenumber: 37608171

 

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Age: Not available
Born: 1923, Kansas
Hometown: St. Genevieve County, Missouri
Family: Robert E. Sanford (brother)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 20 September 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Pournoy – la – Chétive, France
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 19, Grave 60
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt. William D. Sanford enlisted at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri on 18 March 1943.

He attended 2 years of High School and was a farm hand before he enlisted.

Source of information: Leo Minne, www.abmc.gov, Headstone and Interment Record 1942-1949, A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry Division in the ETO, http://www.joedemadio.com/5th-infantry-division/
Photo source: -

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