Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BUOY, WILLIS S

Technician, Fifth Grade, U. S. Army. Home address: Ocheleta, Washington County. Mrs. Lucy Ann Buoy, Mother, Rte. 2, Bartlesville. Born June 29, 1908. Enlisted June 5, 1942. Decorations: Bronze Star: Oak Leaf Cluster; Order of the Purple Heart. Graduated from 8th grade and was outstanding athlete in Truscott School, Hogshooter Creek. Member of Baptist Church. Served in the HeavY Artillery, Seventh Army. Decorated for heroism in France, in 1944, for having saved many of his comrades in action against the Germans. Wounded in action during early winter 1944-45. Died March 30, 1945, in action in Germany.

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