Veterans' Memorial Project

William Jacob Hamilton

Decatur, IL

World War I

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1917

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Date of Birth: 07/11/1890

Date of Death: 05/05/1918

Pfc. Hamilton served with Section 510, U.S. Ambulance Service. He is buried at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France, Plot A Row 11 Grave 25. He was awarded the French Croix de Guerre. The village of Vacherainville, France, was changed to Poste Hamilton in his honor.

-taken from Web site above

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