LTC William Leroy Turner
HQ, 1st Battalion (CO)
KIA June 7, 1944

photos from John P. Thornton, Jr., nephew of
LTC William L. Turner [HQ (CO), 1st BN, 506th PIR, KIA 6/7/44]
LTC Billy Turner
The actions of LTC William "Billy" Turner [HQ (CO), 1st BN, 506th PIR]
on D-Day are described in the official document, Regimental Unit Study
Number 3: 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment in Normandy Drop.


LTC Turner's Medals
(L-R): Purple Heart,
Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star

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506th Airborne Infantry Regiment Association (Airmobile - Air Assault)
This page updated 04/06/13