MERRILL'S MARAUDERS Petra, William E.

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  • SURNAME
Petra
  • FORENAME
William E.
  • UNIT
2 Bn (Blue Combat Team)
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
13035060
  • AWARD
Bronze Star
  • PLACE
Burma 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 5.5.1923 Harlan County,Kentucky
son of George Marrion and Pearlie Ethel (nee Epperson) Petrey
miner in civilian life
enlisted 27.6.1941 Roanoke,Virginia
475 Infantry Regiment 1944-45
married Muriel Cadell 22.9.1945 (3 sons George,Eddie Mike,3 daughters Barbara,Patti and Jeannie)
died 4.3.1990 Harlan County,Kentucky
Evarts Memorial Gardens,Kildav,Harlan County,Kentucky
 
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