(May 17, 1945) Pfc. William E. Thetford Jr., 27, of Linden Avenue, was killed in action in Germany on April 20.
A member of the 63rd Infantry Division of the 7th Army, Thetford recently wrote home that he liberate Allied soldiers from German prison camps.
Thetford had been overseas since September 1943. He participated in campaigns in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany.
Thetford trained at Camp Croft, S.C.