Vath, William H.

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 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: 18 January 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut

Date of birth: 14 March 1923

Hometown: Connecticut

High School: 3 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 2 January 1945

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Manternach, Luxembourg

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Place of interment: Oak Grove Cemetery in West Haven, Connecticut