William E Daniel
Tomb PositionSergeant of the Guard
Highest Military RankMaster Sergeant
Tomb DatesFeb 1957 - Jun 1960
Society MembershipLifetime Member
Memories & Condolences
“ONCE A GUARD, ALWAYS A GUARD!” RIP Uncle Ed. You are missed.
My wife's great uncle...a patriot and purple heart recipient...really miss him at my house on Memorial weekend telling war stories...
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Awards & DecorationsBronze Star
Army Commendation Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Army Occupation Medal
Korea Service Medal
United Nations Korea Service Medal
Presidential Unit Commendation
Combat Infantryman Badge (w/1 Star)
Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge
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The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) is able to provide our programs, events, assistance, scholarships, and services due to the generosity of its members, organizations, and individuals. SHGTUS does not receive institutional funding. Note: The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a 501(c)(3) organization, so your contributions may be fully tax deductible.
Did you know?
Do you guard all night long, even when the cemetery is closed?
The Tomb is guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In fact, there has been a Sentinel on duty in front of the Tomb every minute of every day since 1937.