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army officer , physician

William Darrell Willis, American army officer, physician. member of staff Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952-1954, United States Army Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado, 1954-1956; Member American Medical Association.

Background

Willis, William Darrell was born on January 29, 1907 in Bryan, Texas, United States. Son of William Eugene and Mary Etta (Wilcox) Willis.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Baylor University, 1931. Student Graduate School University of Pennsylvania, 1947-1948.

Career

With M.C.U.S. Army, 1931-1958, advanced through grades to colonel. Intern, Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1931-1932. Clinical training School Aviation Medicine, Randolph Field, Texas, 1937-1938, Army Medical School, Washington, 1938-1939, Army Field Medical School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1939.

Commanding officer station hospital Grenler Field, Manchester, N.H., 1941-1942, Station Hospital Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York, 1942-1943, Air Force Hospital, Breaker’s Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida, 1943, Biltmore Hospital, Coral Gables, Florida, station hospital Hammer Field, Fresno, California, 308th General Hospital, Tinian Island, Mariannas and Japan, 1945. Surgeon, Seoul; Korea, 1946. Chief of medicine Valley Forge General Hospital.

Member of staff Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952-1954, United States Army Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado, 1954-1956. Staff United States Army Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas, 1956-1958. Commanding officer 1957-1958.

Retired 1958; physician Texas A. and M. College, 1958-1961. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Membership

Member of staff Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952-1954, United States Army Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado, 1954-1956. Member American Medical Association.

Connections

Married Dorcas Frances Chamberlain, October 7, 1933. Children: William Darrell, James E., Mary Louise (Mistress.

father:
William Eugene Willis

mother:
Mary Etta (Wilcox) Willis

spouse:
Dorcas Frances Chamberlain

children:
William Darrell Willis

James E. Willis

Mary Louise (Mrs Willis