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William Lee Posey

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: July 18, 1925
Hometown: Essex County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 15, 1944
Died In: Peleliu, Palau Islands

Private First Class Posey served with Company C, 6th Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 3rd AC. He was wounded during a beach front attack and taken to the ship hospital where he died. He was buried at sea.

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