William L. Hannon

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/10/1944

 

 

William L. Hannon was born in Pennsylvania on April 18, 1920.

He was drafted into the Army on January 20, 1942 at New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. His home
of residence was listed as Giradville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation
was listed as Unskilled Transportation Occupations. He had completed two years of High School
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Sergeant Hannon was killed in action in France during the fighting in the
hedgerow countryside of Normandy.

 

 

William L. Hannon was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Pennsylvania.

Burial:
Saint Joseph's Cemetery
Fountain Springs
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 1, row 9

 

 

 

Pennsylvania burial information from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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