PVT William Thomas Chance Jr, b. 28 Aug 1912 - d. 26 Aug 1944. Son of William and Mary Etta (Legette) Chance of Rowland, NC. He was married to Margaret Jackson and their daughter Patsy was almost 2 years of age when he was killed. William was assigned to A Company 116th Infantry. He is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.