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Billy West

Division: Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Hometown: Joplin, MO
Wartime Locations: Basic training at Camp Wolters,Texas. Overseas, England, France, Germany
Wartime Service Dates: 1944-1946
Major Battles: Rhineland Campaign, Central European Campaign
Unit: 84th Infantry Div, 333rd Infantry Regiment
Significant Accomplishments: Bill served with the 333rd Inf.Regiment of the 84th Inf. Div. "Railsplitters". Following the end of hostilities he was stationed in Germany with the occupation forces.
Medals: Army Merit, Good Conduct, WWII Victory, Occupation Forces-Germany,Combat Infantryman's Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, ETO Theatre w/2 battle stars,expert marksmanship badge for rifle, submachine gun, machine gun,and 2.36 inch rocket launcher(bazooka)