Ratcliffe, William Edward

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: B Trp, 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)


Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 25 April 1941

Date of birth: 22 September 1916

Campaign: WWII

Died: 24 August 1944

Age at death: 27

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Saint Maurice, France

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Place of interment: Elliott Cemetery in Teton County, Wyoming

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