William Thomas Precise[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1916 - 1945


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  • Name  William Thomas Precise 
    Born  23 Mar 1916  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Feb 1945 
    Buried  Shelton Cemetery, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      about William T Precise
      Name: William T Precise
      Birth Year: 1916
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Alabama
      State: Alabama
      County or City: Jackson
      Enlistment Date: 10 Sep 1942
      Enlistment State: Alabama
      Enlistment City: Fort McClellan
      Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life
      Education: 4 years of college
      Civil Occupation: Installer-Repairman, Telephone And Telegraph or Chief, Clerk or Railway Shop Dispatcher or Manager, Production or Entertainment Director
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Height: 74
      Weight: 162

      - U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 about William T Precise (ancestry.com)
      Name: William T Precise
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Religion: Protestant
      Cemetery Name: Alabama
      Disposition: According to next of kin
      Service Branch: Army
      Rank: Private First Class
      Service Number: 34390716

      - National Archives, World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from: Alabama
      Accessed at:
      http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ww2/army-casualties/index.html and
      http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/25/28-2426a.gif
      Jackson County, Ala
      Precise, William T 34390716 PFC KIA {Killed In Action}

      - Shelton Cem. file has:
      WILLIAM THOMAS PRECISE 3-23-1916 2-4-1945 ALA INF WWII
    Person ID  I371  msktree
    Last Modified  23 Nov 2013 

    Father  Joseph David Precise,   b. 14 Mar 1869, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1923, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Saphronia Cornelia Reed,   b. 24 Nov 1879, Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1964 
    Married  10 Mar 1901  Tupelo, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F163  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Precise Family History - Betty Precise, Precise, Betty Ann, (unpublished, undated typescript).

    2. [S55] Pace Family History, Casey, Harold and Robert Casey, (2nd ed., copyright 2003, Robert Brooks Casey, Genealogical Information Systems, Inc., 4705 Eby Lane, Austin, Texas; available for download at http://www.rcasey.net/).

    3. [S53] U.S. WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (ancestry.com), National Archives and Records Administration., (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD).

    4. [S8] US Census - 1920 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    5. [S9] US Census - 1930 - Population Schedules, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Census images from Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    6. [S10] US Census - 1940 - Population Schedule, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    7. [S92] U.S. Rosters of WWII Dead 1939-1945 (ancestry.com), Quartermaster General's Office, (Ancestry.com. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Quartermaster General's Office, Rosters of World War II Dead (all services). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army), PFC, ID 34390716.

    8. [S93] NARA WWII Dead/Missing Army & Army Air Forces Personnel, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, (archives of World War II casualties, available at http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ww2/army-casualties/index.html), Jackson County, Alabama listing accessed at http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/25/28-2426a.gif.

    9. [S15] Jackson Alabama Cemetery MegaFile, Various, (compilation computer file of cemetery transcriptions for Jackson County, Alabama, from the internet; available at JacksonCountyGenealogy discussion group, groups.yahoo.com, 2009), Shelton Cemetery.


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