William M. Horak

Born: October 25, 1920 Killed in Action: November 13, 1943 while serving on the USS Denver in the Solomon Islands

U.S. Navy
Rank: Machinist Mate, First Class

Machinist Mate Horak enlisted on May 8, 1939 and previously served on the USS Downes & USS Maury.

At the time of his death, Machinist Mate Horak was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Henry Horak, three sisters, Pearl, Elizabeth and Lucille, and one brother.

Interment: St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia

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