Hamilton County


Luther Victor Williams




Body of Luther Williams, 21, to Be Brought Home for Burial.

Randall, Iowa, Nov. 20—Relatives here have received word that Luther Williams, 21, was killed in an automobile accident near Camp Elliott, San Diego, Cal., Tuesday.

He had been with the United States Marines for 15 months. The body will be brought to Randall where a military funeral will be held.

He leaves two brothers, Ernest, of Randall, and Walter, of Huxley, and two sisters, Mrs. Orrie Tweed, of Randall and Mrs. Jerome Hill, of Huxley.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Nov. 20, 1941

Luther Victor Williams was born Mar. 9, 1919 to Willie O. and Bertha Charlson Williams. He died Nov. 18, 1941 and is buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Randall, IA.

Private Williams served with Battery M, 10th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps in San Diego, CA.

Source: ancestry.com