William D. Huott
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
William D. Huott was born in New
York on January 1, 1910. He was drafted into the Army
on May 11, 1942 at Fort Jay, Governors Island, New York. His home of residence
was listed as Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York and his civilian occupation
was listed as Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, And Tractor.
He had completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Catholic.
Private First Class Huott was
killed in action in France during the attack against Cherbourg
along the Ste. Pierre Eglise-Cherbourg road on June 25, 1944.
William D. Huott 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 New York.
Saint Peters Cemetery
Grave marker for William D. Huott
Photo by Dawn Parker from the Find A Grave website
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