William H. Laney 921717

Mr. and Mrs. Hurley Laney

Born March 31st 1924 Union County

Where he was buried -- On Okinowa

The name of the minister -- The Reverend I.B. Little and a Chaplin from Fort Bragg, N.C.

Military Funeral -- yes

Killed overseas -- yes

Body brought home -- no

Memorial Service -- yes

When and where -- Mts. Spring Church -- July 8th 1945

Went to school -- Union High School

What church did he attend -- Mts. Spring Church

Was he married -- yes

Wife -- Miss Georgia Yow

Child -- Betty


Johnny Laney

Jerry Laney



Mrs. James Moore

Margaret Laney

Joan Laney

Did he volunteer -- no

Inducted -- At Paris Island, S. C., Camp Lejuene N. C., and San Deiego California. Went overseas, July 1944

Went to Okinowa

Was overseas August 1944 to May 14th 1945

In what famous battles did he participate -- Okinowa, Killed on Sugar Loaf Hill, Okinowa.

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