Veterans' Memorial Project

Lloyd Garrison Williams

Elgin, IL

World War I

College: Law

Graduation Year: 1912

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 07/01/1889

Date of Death: 11/26/1918

Affiliations: Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Illio Board; Illini Trustee; Glee Club, Law Dance; Homecoming

Lt. Williams served with Company K, 28th Infantry, First Division. He entered First Officers’ Training Camp at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, assigned to 6th Company. He was then ordered to France, sailing on August 28, 1917, as a casual. Arriving overseas, Lt. Williams received further military training and was then assigned to Company D of the 164th Infantry, and later transferred to Company K of the 28th Infantry, with which he was cited for bravery. In early November, 1918, he was taken ill and transported to Base Hospital No. 34, Nantes, France, where he died on November 26, 1918. He is buried at Elgin, Illinois.

-taken from Web site above and University of Illinois records

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