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William Purington Cole III
Captain, United States Army
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William 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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COLE, WILLIAM P III
CAPT AGF
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/10/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 09/11/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE E304/NH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Posted: 20 May 2008
Purple Heart Medal
 
 
 

WP Cole III Gravesite PHOTO May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008