William H. Porterfield enlisted on November 23, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA and went overeseas in May, 1944. He was killed in action in Italy.
Buried at New Hopewell Cemetery, Knox County, TN
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 3 March 1915
- Date of death: 19 April 1945
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Kimberlin Heights
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 14th Armored Infantry Battalion
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: New Hopewell Cemetery, Knox County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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