PFC William R. Younger

(published in The Lima News, Monday, October 22, 1951)

Pfc. Younger was killed while attacking Hill 256 in the vicinity of Yengi. He was a member of The Eighth regiment, First Cavalry division.The son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lawrence, Route 6, Pfc. Younger was killed while attacking Hill 256 in the vicinity of Yengi. He was a member of The Eighth regiment, First Cavalry division.

During the early part of the Korean war, he was returned to Japan for hospitalization after receiving minor wounds but reentered the Korean fighting in December, 1950.

A former employee of the Hume elevator, Pfc. Younger attended Shawnee high school. He was a native of Lima.

Besides his parents, his step-grandfather, Carl Lawrence, Route 1; two step-brothers, Richard Lawrence, at home, and Pvt. Donald Lawrence, Sampson Air Force base, Geneva, N.Y., and two step-sisters, June and Pauline Lawrence, both at home, also survive.

The body will be removed from the station to the Lawrence home on Route 6, there to remain until services at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Church of God. The Rev. Dewayne Bell will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.

Arrangements are in charge of Chiles and Son funeral home.

 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
Lima
Allen County
Ohio, USA


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