Veterans' Memorial Project

Walter Owen Edwards Jr.

Danville, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1933

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Private

Date of Death: 09/17/1944

Affiliations: Alpha Chi Rho

Private Edwards served with the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Division. He was killed in action in Germany. He is buried at Plot H Row 7 Grave 33 in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium. He earned the Purple Heart.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, June, 1946, and Web site above

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