Niche marker for William M. Take in Section C-97 Row C Site 2 of the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood (Will county), Illinois.

William enlisted in the Army at Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN on 23 October 1942 and volunteered for parachutist duty.

It is not known when he was transferred to the 508th but he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal on 11 July 1945 while a member of Hq 2nd.