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William J. Fano
Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
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William J. Fano
New York, New York
Born May 24, 1929
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps
Killed in Action
Died July 14, 1953 in Korea

Second Lieutenant Fano was a member of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on July 14, 1953.

Second Lieutenant Fano was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.

WJ Fano Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006


Posted: 27 January 2003 Updated: 21 August 2006
Purple Heart Medal