William (Bill) Armstong Wilkinson, Radioman First Class served on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 11/6/1940 until 10/23/1945 and served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, U.S.S. Wilkes Barre, U.S.S. McCawley. he served on duty in the North Atlantic and made 2 trips to Iceland before being assigned to the South Pacific in March 1942 and participated in the invasion of Guadalcanal on August 7-8 1942. He is entitled to the following ribbons and medals: Good Conduct, American Defense,Asiatic-Pacific Area, American Theatre, European-African Area, and Philippine Liberation.