Grave marker for William
H. Shelley in Plot U, Site 2355 of the Willamette National Cemetery,
Portland (Multnomah county), Oregon.
William enlisted in the
Army at Portland, OR on 31 July 1944. Pvt Shelley was shipped to
England after completion of jump school. on 8 September 1944 he
was transferred from the 82d A/B Division Replace Depot in Leicester,
England to Company H, 508th PIR which was then at Wollaton Park,
Pfc Shelley was awarded
the Combat Infantryman Badge for action during the Battle of Germany
Campaign #1, 17 Sept 1944 to 13 Nov 1944.