HARLOW, William L.  
Name:  Harlow, William L.
Date of birth:  Unknown
Date of death:  April 3th, 1945 (Hammelburg, Germany)
Nationality:  American
Description:  Buried at: Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, St. Avold, France
Plot G Row 10 Grave 6
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Unit: 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division
Action: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster (second award)
Details: Second Lieutenant William L. Harlow was imprisoned in the POW camp Oflag XIII-B near Hammelburg. There he was rescued by the spearheads (Task force Baum) of the Third Army. On 28 March 1945 he insisted on joining Patton's men and was seriously wounded. Second Lieutenant Harlow died 3 April 1945 in a prisoner of war hospital in Hammelburg, Germany, as the result of wounds received during a tank battle.
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