Private First Class Willis W. Bettis was assigned to Headquarters Battery, 377th Airborne Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division. He was killed in action 7 June 1944 during the Normandy Invasion.

He is interred at F,6,29, Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of death: 7 June 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 377th Airborne Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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