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William Joseph Hever
First Lieutenant, United States Army
William Joseph Hever was born on 28 December 1890.  He was in the Class of 1917 at Harvard University.

During World War I, he served as First Lieutenant, 305th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division.  In this capacity he was killed in action in the Argonne Forest in France on 5 October 1918.  He was originally buried in France and subsequently returned home for burial with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.

First Lieutenant William J. Hever - Duty as Second Lieutenant, Company F, from formation of regiment to January 1, 1918; then as First Lieutenant, Commanded Company F from September 15 to September 28. Evacuated, wounded, September 28, 1918. Died of wounds in action with Company F: Lorraine, Vesle, Aisne and Argonne (ist Phase).

The Lieutenant's wife, Anne A Hever (18 February 1888-5 December 1967) never remarried and joined her hero in Arlington National Cemetery 49 years later.

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HEVER, ANNE WIDOW OF WILLIAM JOSEPH
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/18/1888
DATE OF DEATH: 12/05/1967
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/11/1967
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4384 ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF WJ HEVER - 1 LT CO F 305TH INF USA

HEVER,WM J
1ST LT F 305 INF WW
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 10/05/1918
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/20/1921
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE LOT 4384
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 16 October 2004 Updated: 17 September 2005 Updated: 13 November 2007
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WJ Hever Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004