William A. Hourigan

Seaman William Hourigan KIA in Philippines

(Dec. 7, 1944) -- Seaman 2/c William A. Hourigan, 18, formerly of 97 Tiona Avenue, was killed in action in the invasion of the Philippines about Nov. 5.

He enlisted in the service in February 1943.

Hourigan last resided in Newport Beach, Calif., after living in Belleville until 1936.

Seaman, Second Class William A. Hourigan

United States Naval Reserve
Entered the Service from: California
Died: November 5, 1944

Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines

Awards: Purple Heart


American Battle Monuments Commission

The Belleville Times, Dec. 7, 1944

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