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William G. Walsh

Born: Apr 7, 1922

Death: Feb 27, 1945

Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston

Nationality: United States

William G. Walsh

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1922
Date of Death : Feb 27, 1945
Birth Place : Roxbury, Boston

Gunnery Sergeant William Gary Walsh was a United States Marine who heroically sacrificed his life to save the lives of his fellow Marines during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. For his actions on February 27, 1945, he posthumously received the Medal of Honor.

Also known as


  • William Gary Walsh
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