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WILLIAM E. WEST

News Organization: EXCHANGE TELEGRAPH

Died: 1945

Location: BURMA

War: WORLD WAR II (1939-1945)

Killed April 30 by Japanese snipers in Burma, 50 miles north of Rangoon. He had been traveling with a tank squad near the village of Pegu when he was shot through the heart while driving in a jeep. He was 35.