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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS

 

WILLIAM C. FURR

 

Sergeant, U.S. Army

32nd Infantry Division, 128th Infantry Regiment

Date of Action: March 28, 1945

 

Killed in action on the Villa Verde Trail, Luzon, Philippines (from 23 March through 4 April the 128th Infantry drove bloodily eastward. The regiment cleared Hill 503, which the 127th had bypassed; secured most of Hill 504; and expanded the hold on Hill 505, south of the trail).

 

Buried Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Republic of the Philippines within the limits of Fort Bonifacio, the former U.S. Army Fort William McKinley

 

Home Town: Arlington, Virginia

Other Award: Purple Heart