William Roger Deal

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

William R. Deal was born in North Carolina on November 30, 1923. He enlisted in the Army
on January 11, 1941 at Fort McPherson, Georgia. His home of residence was listed as Franklin,
Macon County, North Carolina and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms.
He had completed one year of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Staff Sergeant Deal was killed in action in France on June 14, 1944, during
1st Battalion's attack against the Quineville ridge.

 

 

William R. Deal was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in North Carolina.

Burial:
Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Franklin (Macon County)
Macon County
North Carolina

 

Grave marker for William R. Deal

Photo by JGRAMEY3 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by JGRAMEY3 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 


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