William Talmadge Head

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Mills County, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A 1ST LIEUTENANT, U.S. ARMY, 142ND INFANTRY, 36TH DIVISION, ANTITANK COMPANY. HE WENT OVERSEAS IN MARCH, 1943. HE FOUGHT IN AFRICA, ITALY, AND FRANCE. HE HAD TAKEN PART IN THE SALERNO AND ANZIO INVASIONS. HE WAS COMMANDING COMPANY A WHEN HE WAS KILLED IN FRANCE ON 8 DECEMBER 1944. HE WAS AWARDED THE PURPLE HEART POSTHUMOUSLY.