William Hall Crow
PRIVATE WILLIAM HALL CROW; SERIAL NUMBER 14060055
Private William Hall Crow, the son of Mrs. Lotta Crow Burgess and the late William Crow of Waxhaw, was born September 27, 1905, Union County, Waxhaw, North Carolina.
Funeral Services for Private Crow of Charlotte and Waxhaw was held on March 22, 1944 at the Waxhaw Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. J.B. Fritzgerald. His body was laid to rest in the Waxhaw Cemetery with military honors.
Private Crow was a graduate of Waxhaw High
School and Kings Business College. Before entering service
he worked as a hosiery mill mechanic. He joined the Army Air Corp
on August 12, 1941, Barksdale Field, Louisiana. In 1942, he was
transferred to Foster Field, Texas. Private Crow was married in
Charlotte on March 11, 1944, to Mrs. Sally Quinn Nicholson of 611
East Kingston Avenue. The Marriage took place at the home of Mrs.
Nicholsons mother, J.B. Quinn on East Kingston. The
following Friday, March 17, his bride received a telephone call
from the commandering office of Foster Field, Texas that Private
Crow was fatally injured upon the day he returned to his station
of the Army Air Base. Details of the accident were not available
at that time.
Suriving brothers are, Frank H. Crow, Earl Crow, Sergeant Harry B. Crow stationed at Camp Cook, California, and Sergeant Jummy Crow stationed at Fort Ord, California.
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