Technical Sergeant Williard W. Tapp was born 14 April 1920, at Guffey, McLean County, Kentucky. He enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard on 19 October 1939, at Livermore, McLean County, Kentucky, with Company K, 149th Infantry. He was inducted with his unit on 17 January 1941. Tapp died of wounds received in action on 8 December 1944. He is buried in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippine Islands.
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