New Milford
William Ford Tristram, Jr. New Milford

Entered service August 6, 1942...Trained at
Parris Island, N.C....Assigned to 19th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, F.M.F....Served: Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, B.S.I.,
November 1943 to January 1944, Guam, M.I. ,
July 1944 to February 1945;
Iwo Jima, V.I. , February 1945 to March 1945...Also in San Diego, Calif. ; New Zealand; Guadalcanal ; Earl Naval Base, N.J. ; Quantico, Va....Date of discharge September 25, 1945 from M.B. , Quantico, Va....Graduated New Milford Jr. High School 1939.

New Milford in World War II
Teresa M. Martin
Copyright May 30, 1947

Background image of recruits at the Parris Island rifle range practicing sniping obtained from: