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Frazer William J.

Name:
William J. Frazer
Rank:
Sergeant
Serial Number:
Unit:
42nd (Rainbow) Division
Date of Death:
1974-01-17
State:
Alabama
Cemetery:
Magnolia Cemetery, Greenville, Alabama
Plot:
Old Addition Square 5 21
Row:
Grave:
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

William J. Frazer was born on November 18, 1897. He served in D Company, 42nd (Rainbow) Division as a Sergeant during World War I. In the Battle of Croix Rouge Farm on July 26, 1918, he was hit twice by German machine-gun fire. He lay on the no-manís land of the battlefield for 17 hours before being picked up out of a shell hole and evacuated. William died on January 17, 1974 at the age of 76 and is now buried in the Magnolia Cemetery, Greenville, Butler County, Alabama, USA.