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Amherst community remembers fallen American hero

Honoring Staff Sergeant William Wilson III
Posted: 9:04 PM, May 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-10 01:10:02Z

Gone, but never forgotten.  That statement was evident in the Amherst community Wednesday evening as they honored a fallen American hero.

Staff Sergeant William Wilson III was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.

Staff Sergeant Wilson was a 2005 graduate of Williamsville North High School.

Member of the school's Varsity Lacrosse team took the field Wednesday for a special game in his memory. The match began with a flower ceremony for Wilson's family.