(courtesy of Edward Rodrigues)
Grave marker for William L. Cheney in Section V, Site
460, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio (Bexar
William enlisted in the Army at Fort Crook, NE on 10
October 1942 and became a member of Company A, 508th PIR.
Pvt Cheney was promoted to Pfc on 18 November
1942. He was discharged on 16 December 1945 and transitioned
to the Air Force after it was formed in September 1947 where he
attained the rank of Technical Sergeant.