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William Calvin Bray
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Birth: May 17, 1919
Orange County
Florida, USA
Death: May 25, 1944

William enlisted in the US Army 11 Jul 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland. Served as Private 1st Class during WWII, in the Signal Corps; 7th Pursuit Squadron & 49th Pursuit Squadron in the South Pacific arena. Pvt. Bray was taken prisoner by the Japanese and died at Camp 504, reported date of death was 19 June 1942. He was interred at Fort William McKinley in Manila, the Phillipines; and later re-interred at Arlington National Cemetery on 29 July 1948. William was survived by his mother and step father, Joseph J Dickinson; sister, Clara Bray Burrett; and a step-sister, Jacqueline Dickinson Moore.
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Pvt. William C. Bray was assigned to 3rd Co., 1st Battalion, 1st Special Service Force and was KIA 25 May 44 on the approach to Rome 
 
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 Parents:
  William Calvin Bray (1882 - 1919)
  Sinah Theodosia Millen Dickinson (1890 - 1970)
 
Note: AGF
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 4954
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49128719
William Calvin Bray
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William Calvin Bray
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