Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Perry

Killed in Action

   PFC. Wm. J. PERRY, 33, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Perry of R3, Gladwin, was killed in action on February 13 at Manila in the Philippine Islands, according to word received this week by his parents. Bill was born June 10, 1912, in Grout township. Prior to entering the service in November of 1942 he lived for several years in Missouri. He received his basic with the 13th Armored Division at Camp Beale, California. In December of 1943 he was transferred to Camp Bowie, Texas, and in April of 1944 he was sent to Fort Ord, California. He went overseas a month later and was first stationed in New Guinea.

   Surviving are his parents; two brothers, Edson, of Wichita, Kansas, and Sherman of Gladwin; two sisters, Mrs. Lorraine Hughes, of Pontiac, and Mrs. Eva Newman, of Clare county; also two children, Whilden and Elaine, of Clare county; and one nephew, Kenneth Perry at home. He was a member of the Latter Day Saints' church.

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Unknown Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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