William Roger Deal
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Franklin (Macon County)
Grave marker for William R. Deal
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