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William noland berkeley jr

William Noland Berkeley, Jr., 1936 Corks and Curls

William Noland Berkeley, Jr. (October 5, 1913 – August 26, 1944),[1][2] of Yonkers, New York, was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1935-1936 season. Completing his undergraduate degree in 1936, he was on the first year cross-country and track teams, and also on the varsity track team.[3]

He fought in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in World War II, landing in France six weeks after D-Day. He was reported missing in action on August 26, 1944, and ultimately it was reported he had been killed in action in an ambush.[1] He was awarded the Purple Heart.[4] Interred at first in Epiney, France, his remains were moved to Charlottesville with his family.[5][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "All the Hoos in Hooville: 175 Years of Life at the University of Virginia". University of Virginia Library. 2014-08-03. https://explore.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/show/hoos/we-will-remember-them/william-noland-berkeley. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "William N Berkeley Jr.". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102096085&ref=acom. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  3. Corks and Curls. 1936. p. 81. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B065525-00028/243147381?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40392_B065526-00080. 
  4. "William N. Berkeley Jr.". WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings (Ancestry.com). http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&MSAV=1&gss=angs-g&gsfn=william+noland&gsfn_x=NN&gsln=berkeley&gsln_x=XO&msddy=1944&msddy_x=1&msypn__ftp=Yonkers%2c+Westchester%2c+New+York%2c+USA&msypn=12316&msypn_PInfo=8-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3244%7c35%7c0%7c3122%7c12316%7c0%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=qoc&cp=0&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=123706&recoff=9+12&db=abmc&indiv=1&ml_rpos=11. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  5. "1Lt William N J Berkeley". Find-A-Grave. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&MSAV=1&gss=angs-g&gsfn=william+noland&gsfn_x=NN&gsln=berkeley&gsln_x=XO&msddy=1944&msddy_x=1&msypn__ftp=Yonkers%2c+Westchester%2c+New+York%2c+USA&msypn=12316&msypn_PInfo=8-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3244%7c35%7c0%7c3122%7c12316%7c0%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=qoc&cp=0&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=123706&recoff=9+12&db=abmc&indiv=1&ml_rpos=11. Retrieved 2014-08-03.