William West was a young soldier who lied about his age to get into the military. He was younger than seventeen when he was transferred into Sgt. Rock's Easy Company. He earned the nickname Junior, and Sgt. Rock was about to ship him back due to his age until he proved himself in battle.

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.