WILLIAMS, James A.  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Williams, James A.
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  February 14th, 1945 (Luzon island, Philippines)
Buried on:  American Cemetery and Memorial Manila
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Major James A. Williams was killed on 14 February 1945 when his Piper L-4 reconnaissance aircraft was hit by antiaircraft fire and crashed. He is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila/Philippines. Plot: D, Row: 9, Grave: 62.
     
AIR MEDAL (AM)
Rank: Major
Unit: Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Division Artillery, 40th Infantry Division "Sunburst", U.S. Army
Action: For action performed on 30 January 1945 on the island Luzon, Philippines.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Major
Unit: Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Division Artillery, 40th Infantry Division "Sunburst", U.S. Army
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Author: Division Staff, 40th Infantry Division The years of World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1995
- Delk, J.D., The Fighting Fortieth In War and Peace, ETC Publications, Palm Springs, California, USA, 1998
   
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