William J. Bartee

William J. Bartee was born 8-NOV 1926 in St. Charles Missouri.  His father was Clarence Ballard Bartee (1906-1990), and his mother was Wilma Ada Anderson (1908-1995).  He had one brother: James and one sister: Mary Lou.  In 1945 the family lived on Nathan Avenue in St. Charles MO.

William enlisted in the Navy 11-NOV 1943 as a seaman and would attain the rank of commander before his retirement in 1974. William served in World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam War.

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