William Eugene Gilcrease

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
El Campo, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A SEAMAN 2ND CLASS AND SERVING ON BOARD THE HEAVY CRUISER USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38), IN THE ACTION AGAINST JAPANESE NAVAL FORCES IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AREA DURING 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL AND PURPLE HEART.