William Purington Cole III
Captain, United States Army
Purington Cole II was the son of United States Congressman Wiliam
Purington Cole, Jr. of Maryland. He was serving as Captain, 23rd
Armored Infantry Battalion, United States Army, when he was killed-in-action
on 11 September 1944.
Cole, Capt. William P., III (O-1 010 451) - Company C. Died at German aid station of wounds as POW.
Captain Cole is buried with his parents in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Posted: 20 May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008