William Graham Gillis, Jr.

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Cameron, TX

HONORED BY
Arthur Lajeunesse

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY CLASS OF 1941. CAPTAIN OF THE 1940 FOOTBALL TEAM. SERVED WITH THE 320TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 35TH INFANTRY DIVISION. COMMANDER OF THE 1ST BATTALION. KILLED IN ACTION OCTOBER 1, 1944 NEAR THE FOREST DE GREMECY, FRANCE. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, SILVER STAR, BRONZE STAR, PURPLE HEART AND THE COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE.