From a contemporary press report:
A recurrence of bronochial pneumonia which he first contracted after being gassed in World War I, resulted in the death of Charles Edward Williams, Sr of Route 3 Gaithersburg, Maryland, Monday at Mount Alto Hospital. Mr. Williams was a native of Washington, was in the Infantry and was overseas 18 months.
Four daughters and two sons survive Mr. Williams: Mary, Emma, Esther, Frances, Joseph and Charles Edward. Plumbers' Local Union No. 5 and Anderson-Smith-Edmonds Post 86, American Legion, of which he was a member, will attend services for him at Chambers Funeral Home, 31st and M Sts. NW, tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
Date of death 06 August 1945. Mr. Williams is also survived by his wife, Mary.
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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