William T. Tolbert
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
William T. Tolbert was born in Statham, Barrow County Georgia on June 23, 1925.
He was drafted into the Army on
July 11, 1944 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia. His home of
was listed as Statham, Barrow County, Georgia and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands,
General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was
listed as Protestant.
Private Tolbert died of wounds
received in action in Germany during the battle for the city of
He is indicated in the 22nd Infantry casualty lists as having been seriously wounded on February 7, 1945.
He died of his wounds in a hospital in England on April 1, 1945.
William T. Tolbert was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Cambridge Cemetery, England and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Georgia.
Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Grave marker for William T. Tolbert
Photo by Chris Wilkerson from the Find a Grave website
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