World War II
BIGGS, WILLIAM CHESTER
Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Ravia, Johnston County. Mrs. Marie Biggs, Wife, Ravia. Born September 29, 1919. Enlisted January 16, 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart awarded twice; Bronze Star. Graduated Chilocco Indian Agricultural School, Chilocco, Oklahoma, in May, 1940. Member of the Baptist Church. Creek Indian descent. Served with the 45th ("Thunderbird") Division. Died J anuary 4, 1945, in action in Northeastern France.
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