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Pvt. William J Hocking - Killed In Action, France

Post 91  Wharton, New Jersey

November 1, 1918

"Private William J. Hocking, a popular young man of Wharton, who met his death while fighting Germans at St. Juvin, Ardennes, November 1, 1918. Private Hocking was killed while fighting with Company I, 309th Infantry, Seventy-eighth Division. At the time of his death he was twenty-seven years old." (Excerpted from the Dover Advance, Monday, September 26, 1921)