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William Ernest Rost

Graduating Class of 1946
Served in World War II

Private First Class
William Ernest Rost

104th Infantry Division


Janesville, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

More About Private First Class Rost

Private First Class Rost was a member of Sigma Phi at the university. Pfc. Rost served as a runner or messenger. There is a cenotaph headstone for Pfc. Rost at the Milton Lawns Memorial Park in Janesville, Wis. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star medal.