Campbell County Military
World War II
1941-1945
 

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World War II Veterans
Listed on the 
Veterans Memorial

Conley E. Adams
Samuel Adams
Willard Adkins
Frances Allen
John E. Anderson
Joseph Arnett
Clayton Arnett
Leman Ball
Carl J. Bartley
Johnie M. Bates
John H. Bell
William E. Bell
Lewis B. Bolton
Derwood Bowman
Herndon Bowman
James F. Branam
Paul Brashers
Everett Brassfield Jr.
Glen L. Bridges
Fredrick W. Bruce
Charlie Bryant
Jordan C. Carroll
Charles Chadwell
James C. Childress
Lee M. Clotfelter
Hubert Cole
Glen H. Coleman
Ross Collingsworth
Ray Collins
Wendell D. Copeland
David H. Creekmore
Arthur Cross
Archie A. Dalton
Howard E. Daughtery
Lonzo Daughtery
William G. Davenport
Ethon Davis
Roy W. Davis
Charles W. Dilbeck
Daniel H. Disney
Charlie Douglas
Clyde A. Douglas
General P. Douglas
Henry L. Douglas
Marton E. Douglas
Hazel A. Duncan
Owen Evans
Lewis Frances, Jr.
Billie V. Franklin
Edd Fuston
Joe Gaylor, Jr
Byron L. Goins
Lloyd Goins
Roy Goodman
Elihue Green, Jr.
Ralph Griffith
Willie Hale
Arvel H. Hall
Carl H. Hatfield
Roy. L. Hatmaker
William C. Hatmaker
Wilmer W. Hatmaker
Andrew J. Hawkins
Earl E. Hayes
Maynard W. Heatherly
Paul E. Heatherly
Woodrow Heatherly
James I. Hensley
Henry Hopper
George T. Houston
John L. Huddleston
Billy Hudson
Ted Hunter
Kleetis C. Ivey
Vernan Ivey
James C. Jeffers
Joseph E. Johnson
Willie T. Justice
Lewis King, Jr.
Jessie L. Kitts
Alvin H. Lamb, Jr.
George C. Lamb
James T. Land
Waymon R. Lawhorn
Bishop Lawson
Arlie Long
James D. Longmire
Shirley O. Lough
Elwood Lowe
Lonnie Lynch
Verdia Lyons
Homer Marcum
Charles H. Marple
Gus Martin
Lawrence L. McCarty
Robert G. McGhee
Shirley McGhee
Cal Miller
Walter C. Nelson
Loyd W. Nickols
Lee R. Norman
Barton W. Owen
William M. Parker
George W. Partin
Charles Patterson
Fred M. Paul
Thomas E. Perkey
Thomas E. Perkins
William E. Petitt
Earl Phillips
Robgin Phillips
Everette W. Pierce
Prinston D. Quarls
Jacob H. Queener
John C. Richardson
William W. Ridenour
Warren G. Roaden
William Robbins
Home L. Rodeheaver
J. P. Russell
Leon F. Russell
Henry C. Scott
Charles C. Sharp
James R. Shepherd
Clyde Shoffner
Joseph H. Siler
Martin Siler
Ova Smith
Harvey F. Spradlin
Oscar M. Stevens
James W. Stewart
James E. Stone
Jesse A. Summers
Milton F. Sutton
Walker Tackett
Carl W. Thompson
Venis R. Todd
James H. Walden
James R. Walden
Eric W. Warming
Luther Ward
Franklin Webb
Euykle Welch
Jessie W. White
Joseph B. White
Robert T. Williams
Thomas W. Williams
Archie Wilson
Elmer Wilson
Rubin Wilson
Thomas W. Wilson
Leonard B. Woods
Miller D. Yoakum
Julia M. Zecchini
Peter T. Zecchini, Jr.
 

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Veterans of the War
Submitted by Descendants


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Jesse Adams
Rank: First Lieutenant
Unit: 2nd Marine Division
Additional Info: date of birth 1920
Submitter: Darius
Harris Russell Agee
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 12/10/1899 d. 7/31/1948 Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, LaFollette, Campbell co, TN
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Willie S Allen
Rank: engineer gunner 748
Unit: 781 bomb sg 465 bomb gp
Additional Info: I am his daughter. My Father passed away in 1980. I am not sure of the information u need. I would love to donate his jacket for history. I live in Rogersville Tennessee and would want it in a place close to home. Thank you, Melisa Allen
Submitter: Melisa Allen
John E. Anderson
Rank: Pfc
Unit: Hq and HqCo.83rd Chem.Battoli
Additional Info: John born Nov.1920 died Jan 26 1944. Son of Jacob and Vica Anderson of Jellico Tenn.Entered the Army Sept.1942.not yet 22 years old. as a Medic. at Camp Gordon Ga. Departed the U.S. on 4-29-43.Played an important role in the campaigens through the Mediterranian Theater experiencing more than 500 hard days in combat. Took part in the Sicilion Campaign crossing on to San Pietro and Cassinno and to the Anzio beachhead. The 83rd was the center of action. Also were among the troops first into the city. Leaving Naples Jan 25 1943 for Anzio on a LST 422.There were 13 other LST. on the convoy . There was a big storm and had to wait , but was hit by a Mine. at 0520 hours. The 83rd was asleep in the botton of the lST 422 with lots of fire Chemicals.John was killed and Buried at sea. Tablets of the Missing at Nettuno, ItalY Cemetery AWARDS: PURPLE HEART by Sister Martha
Submitter: Martha Anderson Harrison
Robert Lee Anderson
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 10/20/1921 d. 6/30/1979 Headston is in Indian Creek Cemetery but he is buried in Veterans Cemetery, Johnson City, TN
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Thomas Anderson
Rank: Technical Sergeant
Unit: 579th Bomb Squadron
Additional Info: Group: 392nd Bombardment (H) Military Duties: Aerial Engineer Gunner 748 and airplane mechanic born: 4/22/1914; died: 11/8/1960; buried: Campbell Memorial Gardens. He served in the European Theater of Operations. The battles he was in were: Ardennes Rhineland, Northern France Central Europe and Normandy Air Offensive Europe. His plane was shot down over Germany. He was listed as missing 11/5/1943 and was a prisoner of war for 18 months. He was held at Stalag 17-B. He received the Good Conduct Medal AR 600-68, Air Medal GO 27 Hq 2 B D 43 and the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 1 Silver Star and 1 Bronze Star.
Submitter: Sandra Anderson
Lee R. Baird
Rank: Staff Seargent
Unit:
Additional Info: Born 1921, Tennessee and died 1983 Tennessee Served in Germany and France. Was wounded in France in 1944.
Submitter: Linda Baird Daily
William James Boshears
Rank:
Unit: On a Navy Ship
Additional Info: He is the son of Earnest Malone Boshears and Ida Louella (Mynatt) Boshears of LaFollette, TN
Submitter: Angie Adcock
Hobart E. Bostic
Rank: Fireman 2nd class
Unit: US Navy
Additional Info: Survivor of Bataan Death March; became POW of the Japanese in Mukden POW camp in 1942. Was listed as missing in action for next two years. POW camp was liberated by the Russians mid 1945. Passed away in April 1981 in Michigan.
Submitter: Randy Bostic
James H. Brady
Rank: PFC
Unit:
Additional Info: He served on Guam and Okinawa. After the war he moved to Michigan and passed away about 1 year ago. He grew up in Cotula.
Submitter: Harry V. Petree
Paul Brashears
Rank: Private
Unit:
Additional Info: Enlited 26 March 1944 Camp Shelby,Mississippi Serial # 34984708. KIA Widow-Ethel Walden Brashears Daughter-Azalee Parents- Edward and Ida Bell Roddy Brashears
Submitter: Sherman Orick
James Walter Brown
Rank: S SGT
Unit: US ARMY Graves Registration
Additional Info: Born in Campbell county, raised in Well Springs community. Member of First Baptist Church. Married to Sara Clawson Brown of Speedwell. Two Children, Jane and Richard. Served in South Pacific on Biak Island. Buried 989 veterans in Biak cemetary over 3 years all of who he exhumed to be reburied in Veteran's cemetaries in Europe as war ended. Died November 11, 1996.
Submitter: Richard Brown
Fred L Bullock
Rank: PFC
Unit:
Additional Info: born 09/21/1913 - died 06/25/2000; son of John L and Emmer Davis Bullock
Submitter: Emma Powers
Dewey E. Burris
Rank: PFC
Unit: U.S. Army WW2
Additional Info: Jan 4 1928-Oct 20 1996. Buried at Willoughby cemetery, Jacksboro next to his wife Eldora
Submitter: Daryl Miller
James A. Burress
GMGC James A. Burress U.S.N. USS Burns WWII
Involved in actions throughout the Pacific Theatre throughout the war. Also served during the Korean Conflict. Retired with 22years of service
Submitter: Greg Burress
Waymon Burress
Rank: Pvt
Unit: 3rd Infantry Division
Additional Info: WWII Veteran with 2 Purple Hearts and several other awards
Submitter: Randy Burress
Jesse James Butler
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Jesse James Butler Jr.
William Nathan Campbell
Rank: Seaman 1/C
Unit: USS Puget Sound
Additional Info: 1942-46 Pacific Theater Solomon Islands /Tulagi Island, Died 1984 Interred Santa Fe National Cemetery New Mexico
Submitter: Greg Campbell
Robert L. Carden
Rank: M. M. 3 C
Unit: U. S. Coast Gaurd 1944-46
Additional Info:
Submitter: dinah martin
Harlan Lett Carroll
Rank: TEC 5
Unit: 6 CAV RECON SQ. MECZ
Additional Info: Born: 5 Nov 1919, LaFollette, Campbell Co. Date of Enlistment: 20 Jan 1940 at Ft. Oglethorpe, GA. Departed to Europe: 13 Oct 1943. Arrived in Europe: 20 Oct 1945. Battles and Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France and the Rhineland. Departed to USA: 20 May 1945. Arrived in USA: 19 Jun 1945. Decorations: European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and American Defense Service Medal. Discharged: 25 Jun 1945 at Ft. McPherson, GA. Information taken from original signed Discharge from the US Army dated 26 Jun 1945. Harlan was my grandfather.
Submitter: Abra Zimmer
Herman Edward Carroll
Rank: Private
Unit: Army
Additional Info: Herman Carroll was born and raised in Campbell County, LaFollette, Tenn. He was drafted and served in the army, Herman was in the battle on DDAY at Normandy Beach, Herman was hurt on this day and was a disabled veteran of WW11. He was given the purple heart and other medals. Herman was married to Grace Vincent Carroll, was born on July 21, 1912 and died June of 1985.
Submitter: Ruth Martin
Sam Carroll
Veteran: Sam Carroll
Military Unit: U.S Army Signal Corp
Misc: Golden Glove Champ
Submitter: Don Carroll
William Charles Cash
Rank: PFC
Unit: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Div
Additional Info: KIA on the island of Okinawa on June 19, 1945 at the end of the war. Interred in Punch Bowl Military Cemetery located in Oahu, Hawaii.
Submitter: Charles Ray Cash
Robert Edgar Chapman
Rank:
Unit: 1st Marine Division
Additional Info: He fought at the battles of Guadalcanal and Palua. He received several medals including the purple heart. He died Nov. 7, 2004 at the age of 81.
Submitter: Darryl L. Chapman
Charles Coffey
Rank: MCPO
Unit: unknown
Additional Info: US Navy, destroyers, USS Forrestal during Veitnam
Submitter: Paul Coffey
Ed Coffey
Rank: CMSgt
Unit: unknown
Additional Info: served army, army air corps, USAF
Submitter: Paul Coffey
George Coffey
Rank: Sgt.
Unit:
Additional Info: Oldest of 4 Coffey boys in WWII. Served with Patton in North Africa and on Omaha Beach.
Submitter: Paul Coffey
Jim Coffey
Rank: unknown
Unit: unknown
Additional Info: served during WW2
Submitter: Paul Coffey
Eugene C. Cook
Rank: Chief Fire Control
Unit: USS Ditter, DD 741
Additional Info: Born June 11, 1917 and entered Navy in 1938. Combat service during WWII on USS Washington and USS Ditter. Retired from Navy in 1959 and settled in Huntsville, Alabama. Died there on October 8, 1990.
Submitter: Charles Cook
Everette W Cox
Rank: LT (temp) Staff Sgt
Unit: Co. E, 16th Inf. Reg, 1st Inf.
Additional Info: Everette W. Cox
AWARDS AND CITATIONS: Silver Star
Awarded for actions during the World War II
SYNOPSIS: Staff Sergeant Everette W. Cox, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action in connection with combat operations against the enemy while serving with Company E, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. General Orders: Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 49 (1945) Action Date: World War II Service: Army Rank: Staff Sergeant Company:
Company E Regiment: 16th Infantry Regiment Division: 1st Infantry Division

Submitter: Jack Cox
Lloys W. Cox
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 4/6/1916 d. 6/3/1967 Buried in Oak Grove Cemetery
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Leland Cummins
Rank: PFC
Unit: 31st. DD
Additional Info: He was born Nov. 19th 1920. The son of Maynard Cummins and Rutha(Davis) Cummins died June 1976
Submitter: Phyllis R. Hatfield
John L. Daugherty
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: My grandfather is still living and can provide any information needed. He lives in Jacksboro.
Submitter: Derek W. Marlow
Harold Dexter Douglas
Rank: Sgt
Unit: unsure
Additional Info: Harold was born in Campbell County, Tn, was the son of the Rev W.O. (Bill) Douglas. He served in the army during WW11 and received several medals. Harold was killed near the end of the war in 1945, was shot by a stiper, Harold was 19 years old.
Submitter: Ruth Martin
James E. Douglas
Rank: S SGT
Unit: Co.A--232nd Infantry Regiment
Additional Info: MORTAR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICER--European Theater of Operations. 42nd Infantry Division, as section leader,instructed men in combat tactics, close order drill, and use of weapons. Supervised moving, setting up and firing of mortars. EAME THEATER RIBBON W/2 BRONZE STARS; GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL;WORLD WAR 11 VICTORY MEDAL;OCCUPATION MEDAL AUSTRIA.
Submitter: Anita Reish
Norman Herman John Emch
Rank: pfc
Unit: 142nd infantry Co C
Additional Info: My Dad was wounded on Nov 27th 1944 at St Croix Aux Mines, France. My Mother said he never the same after he came home. He died in 1957, due partly from his wounds.
Submitter: judie counterman
Newman Arnold Ford
Submitter: Belinda Burden
His Rank: Private
His Unit: Chemical Warfare SVC
Harold Vernon Goad
Rank: S SGT
Unit: 491st AAF
Additional Info: KIA June 11 1944 Drowned in the English Channel. The B-24 lost both engines and had to land in the Channel. 4 Gunners were also KIA along with Harold.
Submitter: Carl Edwards
Byron L. Goins
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: 8th Infantry. Regiment. ,4th Iinfantry.Division
Additional Info: KIA on 6-15-1944 in Nornandy,France. Buried at the U.S. Military Cemetry in Normandy ,France
Submitter: Peter L.Cullen
James Elwin Goins
Rank: staff sergeant
Unit:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Shanna Wilson
Greenwood, Glen
Rank:
Unit: US Navy
Additional Info: Died Plane crash-Washington State on/about 1943
Submitter: Howard Burris
Eulas Lee Harmon
Rank: Corporal
Unit: US Army - Merrill's Marauders
Additional Info: Died 4-5-78; buried at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN
Submitter: Jerry Harmon
James Milton Hatmaker
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: d. June 8, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville, TN. He was a member of Stooksbury Masonic Lodge and Valley Star Masonic Lodge. Served in the Navy in WWII. Buried in Fincastle Cemetery.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Andrew J. Hawkins
Rank: Technician 5th Class
Unit: 853rd Engineer Battalion
Additional Info: Died November 27, 1943. Missing in action or buried at sea. Listed on Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia. Awards: Purple Heart. He perished when the HMT Rohna sank in the Mediterranean Sea.
Submitter: Leigh Ann (Partin) Boyd
Woodrow Heatherly
Rank: PVT
Unit: F Co 142nd RGT 36th ID
Additional Info: Awards and Decorations Combat Infantry badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/3bronze stars and an arrowhead device, World War II Victory Medal. Killed in Action on October 8, 1944 in France.
Submitter: Tim Shepherd
Clyde W. Hicks
Rank: PFC
Unit: 100th ID, 398th Reg, 3rd Batt
Additional Info: Clyde was in M Company. Which was a Heavy Weapons unit(Machine Guns, Morters) that saw combat in France & Germany. Major battles include Rimling, Bitche, & Heilbronn. Clyde was awarded the Broze Star and his unit recieved 2 Presidential Unit Citations for their Service during 1944-45 against the German Army. Clyde was my grandfather, he passed away Aug 2002.
Submitter: Jeffrey Lay
Delbert Howard Housley
Rank: PFC
Unit: 787th Military Police Bn.
Additional Info: Served in France Theatre Dates of Service: 12-42 through 01-46
Submitter: Brenda Housley Kinslow
James Housley
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Pilot shot down in Italy
Submitter: jeanne marie housley
Frank Donald Human, Sr.
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 1/14/1926 d. 1/14/1965
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Albert Austin (Boots) Irwin
Rank: Master Sargent
Unit: U.S. Army
Additional Info: Drafted into WWII in 1942. Served in England, france, and Germany before returning to the US. Born, raised and died in Campbell County. He was a local business man, served in the city and county government, and on the School Board. He often said there was no better place to live and die than in beautiful Campbell County.
Submitter: Larry Irwin
Estel Jones
Rank: Seargent
Unit: 844th Aviation in Leyte Isles
Additional Info:
Submitter: Ethan Morton
EVERETT JONES
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: U.S.S. ALABAMA
Submitter: ARNOLD JONES
Dewey Elden King
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: June 04, 1924-Feb 19, 1970, buried in Fincastle Cemetery, Fincastle, Campbell Co, TN. Parents were Zachariah Hugh and Gracie Jane Smith King
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Lewis H King Jr.
Rank: Private
Unit: 8th Infantry Reg, 4th Inf Div
Additional Info: Killed July 10, 1944 Invasion of Normandy. Buried Plot B, Row e, Grave 43, Normandy American Cemetery St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France
Submitter: Doyle King
William Howard King
Rank: Private
Unit: Army
Additional Info:
Submitter: Shirley King Moore
Eugene Kirkland
Rank: Sgt
Unit: 3rd Armored/General Patton
Additional Info: Gene spent his 16th birthday in a tank during the North Africa campaign. He had 7 tanks shot out from under him. Of the 28 men only Gene and another soldier survived. he stayed in the army and retired as a WO-4.
Submitter: Tom Petitt
George Lamb
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Had a twin brother who was my grandfather - he has memorial stone in Lamb Mt. Cem. next to my grandfather Robert Lamb.
Submitter: Tina Williams
Waymon Lawhorn
Rank: PVT
Unit: Co G, 119th RGT, 30th DIV
Additional Info: Waymon lawhorn was killed by a sniper in Visť (BEL) on September 11, 1944
Submitter: Heggen vincent
Jesse l. Lawson
Rank: sgt.
Unit:
Additional Info: buried in v.a. cementary in johnson city tn. died in 1972
Submitter: martha lawson watson
Ralph (Jack) Lawson
Rank: Corporal
Unit: 29th Marines, 6th Marine Divis
Additional Info: Born 1922 in Elk Valley to Dr. and Mrs. A L Lawson USMC Okinawa campaign 1945
Submitter: Steve Lawson
Hubert Leach
Rank: PFC
Unit: Btry D 400th AW Bn
Additional Info: Anti-aircraft Artillery Served in Belgium,France,Africa,Sicily,and Italy for 25 months.
Submitter: Julis Leach
George Ben Leroy
Rank: Pvt
Unit: 101 Airborne Division
Additional Info: World War 11, a Screaming Eagle
Submitter: Shirley Ann Temples
James Delius Longmire
Inducted from Tennessee
Rank: Technician Grade Four
Combat Org.: 741st Tank Battalion
Died: June 6, 1944, D-Day
Buried: Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart Medal
Additional Info: James was the son of Leonard L. and Grace M. Delius Longmire of La Follette.
Submitter: Mary Longmire Lay
James Longmire
Rank: Technician grade four
Unit: 741st tank battalion
Additional Info: Would like to contact Mrs Longmire Lay whose e-mail address doesn't work. We live in Normandy France and bring flowers to his grave in the Colleville cemetery. Would like to get in contact with her.
Submitter: PAPE
Rev. George Washington Marlow
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Was a P.O.W for 16 months.
Submitter: April Ray-Berry
Charles Frank Matlock
Rank: Sargeant
Unit: 561 Base Unit AAF
Additional Info:
Submitter: Janie Saunders
Miller Baird McDonald
Rank: Colonel, USA (Ret)
Unit: Third Army Headquarters
Additional Info: Colonel McDonald served and saw combat in the European and Asiatic Pacific Theaters of Operation in WW II and was recallled to service and saw combat in all three Korean War Campaigns. His Branch of Service was Military Intelligence. He was assigned as Mobilization Designee in the Office of the Ass't Chief of Stall G-2, Department of the Army in the Pentagon during his Active Reserve service
Submitter: Miller McDonald
Henderson L. Miller
Rank: Corporal
Unit: Sixth Calvary
Additional Info: Fought in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia
Submitter: Marvin H Miller
Harry L. Mogan
Rank: PVT
Unit:
Additional Info: My grandfather was captured in August 1944 around Vilance, France
Submitter: Robert Lux
Fred Monday
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Contact his widow Sally Monday.
Submitter: Annie M. Caldwell
Maurice Mozingo
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: d. June 9, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN. A member of 33rd. degree Scottish Rite Mason, member of the Cynthia Masonic Lodge in Cincinnati, Ohio, US Marine Veteran of WWII, he was a member of 1st. Marine Division and fought at Guadacanal in the South Pacific, received several citations including the Purple Heart and Presidential Citation. Attended L.M.U. and Akron University. Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Georgia.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
L.Leo Murray
Rank: not known
Unit: unknown
Additional Info: navy 1943-1945
Submitter: Jim Murray
Jim Carr Myers
Rank: Pvt.
Unit: 83 Chemical Morter Battalion
Additional Info: He was also KIA on the LST422 in Anzio, Italy
Submitter: Jim Carr Myers
Walter Russell Newman
Rank: 2nd Class Carp Mate
Unit: 73rd USN Construction Battalio
Additional Info: WW II Pacific Theater, Munda, & Palua Sea Bee Died December 6, 2004 buried Birmingham AL
Submitter: Becky Hunter
Roy E. Noe
Rank: Corporal T4
Unit: Company A, 511th Parachute
Additional Info: Lived in Royal Blue just prior to war and returned after war. Died November 1990, buried in Winter Haven, FL
Submitter: Robert Noe
Michael James O'Malley the 8th
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: He is my grandpa, and died about 22 years ago. He has received letters from President Reagan. He also survived wounds for which he received no purple hearts. At his funeral my mom says he got a 21 gun sullute. Honor him forever.
Submitter: Erica Lee O'Malley
Jim Carr Myers
Rank: PVT
Unit: 83 Chemical Morter Battalion
Additional Info: He was also KIA on the LST422 in Anzio, Italy
Submitter: Jim Carr Myers
Paul Joseph Orick
Rank: PFC
Unit: unk
Additional Info: Enlistment at Fort Oglethorpe,Georgia Dec. 10,1942
Submitter: Sherman F. Orick
Sherman Franklin Orick Sr.
Rank: private
Unit: Company I, 8th Infantry
Additional Info: Also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps prior to enlistment in to the United States Army
Submitter: Sherman F. Orick Jr.
Bud Alvis Paul
Rank: Pfc.
Unit: 113th Engineer Combat Bn.
Additional Info: 38th Infantry Division. The son of Bud and Martha Paul of LaFollette,Tn. Was in the CCC at from October 3,1939 until June 15,1941. Went into the Army on August 14,1942;served in the Pacific Theater; did combat at Luzon, Bataan, and Caballo Island. Received a Purple Heart from injuries while serving his country. Honorable Discharged 1945.
Submitter: Alice Paul Ivey
John C Paul
Rank: Pfc
Unit: Army G-co.32 Infantry reg
Additional Info: Company G 32nd Infant. Reg 7th Army div. 1944-1946 Okinawa Was there when they drop atomic bomb on Japan. War ended and was shipped out for South Korea to occopy and return Japaness back to Japan
Submitter: Margie Paul
William E. Petitt
Rank: Sgt
Unit:
Additional Info: Sgt Petitt was killed in action. For his valor he received the Silver Star medal, which is the 2nd highest award behind only the medal of honor. He was buried in Belgium but later brought back to Campball Co.
Submitter: Tom Petitt
Charles E. Petree
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: served in the european theatre. Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, LaFollette, Tn.
Submitter: harry V. petree
James Petree
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: served in the navy. South Pacific Theatre. Buried Vi tory Baptist Church Cemetery, Campbell County, Tn.
Submitter: harry v. petree
Gladys Marie Pierce
Rank: 1st Lt
Unit:
Additional Info: Upon graduation from LMU School of Nursing, Marie entered service as a Lieutenant
Submitter: Janet
Everette Phillips
Rank:
Unit: Army
Additional Info: Vet of WWII Army d. November 30, 2000 Buried in Campbell Memorial Gardens with full Military Honors.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Carl Henderson Queener
Rank: Pvt. 1st class
Unit: 4th.id. Combat engineers
Additional Info: From Jacksboro area. Landed on Utah Beach in Normandy, France during d-day invasion of Europe. Recipient of purple heart for wounds recieved in combat. d.12/93. buried in Mt. Paron Cemetery.
Submitter: Jeff Lindsay
Grifford Monroe Queener
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: d. June 8, 1998 He was a member of Jacksboro Masonic Lodge #322 F&AM and the Scottish Rite Bodies. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Infantry and served during World War II. Buried in Jacksboro Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Volunteer Honor Guard.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Glen E. Rains
Rank: SGT.
Unit: 1969TH ORD DEPOT CO
Additional Info:
Submitter: SEAN WILSON
Thomas W. Reed
Rank: AMM3
Unit: VB-144
Additional Info: Lt. (jg) Kenneth J. McNatt, USNR, 821 Loveland, Colorado, co-pilot took control of a VENTURA at 50 feet over the target when flak killed the plane commander, seriously wounded two aircrewmen, and damaged the plane's controls. Although he never had landed a VENTURA alone before, Lieut. (jg) McNatt brought the damaged plane in successfully, with the aid of Thomas Reed, Aviation Machinist's Mate, Third Class, USNR, of Jellico, Tennessee.
Submitter: Kevin L.Brooks
Elzy V. Roberts
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Living in Jellico, d. 10/5/1998, Jellico Community Hospital. was a veteran of WWII serving with the 82nd Airborne Division. Interment in Jellico Cemetery.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Louie Roberts
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Died on July 27, 2005 as is buried in Peobody Cemetary
Submitter: Janet L. Kitts
J P Russell
Rank: PFC
Unit: Btry A, 113 Fld Arty Bn
Additional Info: His formal name was J P but he was often called 'Jake' He died Mar. 16, 1972 and is buried in the National Cemetery at Springfield, MO. (Sec. 33, #215)
Submitter: K. E. Hutson
J.V.Russell
Rank: Apprentice Seaman
Unit: USS Ingraham
Additional Info: J.V. Russell entered the U.S. Navy on June 11, 1942. He was an apprentice seaman on board of the USS Ingraham. This ship collided with the USS Chemung causing the USS Ingraham to instantly explode. The date was August 22, 1942. The year and a day rule says since his body was not found, that his death date was August 23, 1943. The USS Ingraham was sunk in the North Atlantic. I have the complete history of this incident if anyone needs it.Also the Memorial at the Campbell County Courthouse shows him listed as "J.P." It should read "J.V."
Submitter: Darryl L. Chapman
Adron E Rutherford
Rank: pfc
Unit:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Tommy Rutherford
Vance A. Seiber
Rank: Staff Sgt.
Unit: U.S.Army SignalCorps
Additional Info:
Submitter: Ann (Seiber)McClain
Harvey Marion Settles
Military Unit: US Army Company D 207th Inf Bn
Military Occupation Specialty Heavy Machine Gunner
Submitter: S. W. Settles
D.T. Sexton
Rank: sgt
Unit: Patton hell on wheels
Additional Info: rec bronze star
Submitter: Cade Sexton
Donald Ray Sexton
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: DON'T KNOW WHEN HE WAS BORN BUT PASSED AWAY IN 1977. He recieved a letter from presdent carter and had a 21 gun salute.
Submitter: Brenda Tackett
Robert Estes Sharp
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: d. Nov. 13, 1998, LaFollette, Campbell Co., TN He was a member of the LaFollette First Baptist Church, LaFollette Masonic Lodge #623 F.& A. M., Knoxville Scottish Rite, and Kerbela Shrine Temple. He was a Veteran of WWII, an avid outdoorsman, and often represented the Kerbela Temple as Daniel Boone. He was a Loyal member of the Republican Party. Parents, Joseph C. and Lillie D. Sharp Wife, Jewel Sharp Burial: Campbell County Memorial Gardens d. 6/17/1978
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Charles Shown
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 9/16/1924 d. 6/17/1978
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
George H. A. Shown
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. Sept 27, 1918 d. Nov 1, 1980 Buried in Cumberland View Cemetery, churchyard of Cumberland View Baptist Church.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Hugh Smith
Rank: Tech Sergeant
Unit:
Additional Info: born in LaFollette, TN
Submitter: Rick Smith
Louis Smith
Rank: Private
Unit: Company C 9200th Technical Ser
Additional Info: Seperation Point Camp Edwards Massachusetts Oct 14 1945 Served in Burna, Guadalcanal, Northern Solomons Decorations and Citations; Good Conduct Medal, AR 600-68, GO Hq. Unknown, Presidential Citation (Unit), Asiatic Pacific, 3 Stars Wife Bonnie Lee Isabell Smith
Submitter: Melissa Fannin
Ova Smith
Rank: Pvt.
Unit: Unknown
Additional Info: WAS NOT MARRIED.MOTHER AND FATHER TRUMAN AND ANNA SMITH OF SCOTT,COUNTY TENNESSEE
Submitter: Curtis Smith
Clarence Henry Steckler
Rank: Technician Fifth grade
Unit: 3nd armored division
Additional Info: MIA 12-14-1944
Submitter: Ken Steckler
Edward William Stevens
Military Unit: DE 371 USS Presley
Rank: S1/C
Wife: Lizzie L. Armes.
Additional Info: Served in the South Pacific Theatre of Operations.
Submitter: Ann
Paul Stevens
Military Unit: A 20th Field Artillery
Rank: Sergeant
Wife: Jean
Additional Info: At Fort Benning Ga.
Submitter: Ann
Robert Stevens
Military Unit: Co C 1302nd Engr. Regt.
Rank: Sergeant
Wife: Lydie Carroll
Additional Info: Marksman M-1 Rifle. Good Conduct Medal, World War Two Victory Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Ribbon.
Submitter: Ann
Craig G Teague
Rank: Private First Class
Unit: Company C, 133rd Infantry
Additional Info: Rifleman 745, Combat Infantryman Badge, EAME with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Ribbon. North Apennines and Po Valley Campaigns in Italy.
Submitter: Sean Teague
J.B. Terry
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Kristen Love
John Will Troxell
Rank: Corporal
Submitter: Judy Troxell Sachs
Narvile Dan Vincent
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Unit: Air Force
Additional Info: Narvil Dan Vincent was a pilot in World War 11. He graduated at Stuttgurt, Ark. Army Air Field, receiving his silver wings and commission as second Lieutenant He served in the AirForce and was honorablely discharged after the war was over. He is the son of the late Dan and Addie Lee Vincent of LaFollette. Mr Vincent attended Jacksboro High School. Lieut Vincent passed away in Elk Park, North Carolina in 2003.
Submitter: Ruth Martin
JAMES MONROE WALDEN
Rank: TECH.SGT.
Unit: 34TH. INF.?
Additional Info: BORN IN HABERSHAM,TN1921, DIED KINGSTON, TN. 1996.OERATIONS NCO, CARBINE MARKSMAN, EAME THEATER RIBBON W/3 BRONZE STARS;AMERICAN DEFENSE MEDAL; GOOD CONDUCT RIBBON;PURPLE HEART; BRONZE STAR MEDAL.SON OF MARY AND JACKSON WALDEN. MARRIED PEARL REYNOLDS AND RAISED 2 SONS;JAMES II AND JERRY BORN AND RAISED IN WALDEN HOLLOW IN HABERSHAM, TN.
Submitter: JERRY WALDEN
Herny Wilson Walters
Rank: NA
Unit: NA
Additional Info:
Submitter: Amber Walers
Paul E. Webb
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: 101st Airborne Division
Additional Info: b. May 31, 1923; d. January 8, 1996; buried in Middle Verde Cemetery, Camp Verde, AZ . One of the "Battered Bastards of Bastogne"
Submitter: Herbert Robbins
William S. Wheeler
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 11/9/1902; Buried in Campbell Memorial Gardens d. 1/5/1960
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Calvin C. White
Rank: PFC
Unit: Co L, 417th Regiment, 76th Div
Additional Info:
Submitter: William E. White
Milford White
Rank: fireman first class
Unit: u.s.s.bray(de-709)
Additional Info: file#966 83 76 medals american theatre medal,victory medal
Submitter: James White
Roy Roger Whited
Rank: PFC BRTY A 869th FA
Unit: 65th INF DIV WWII
Additional Info: B: 31 Jan 1923 Union, TN D: 6 Jan 2009 Campbell, TN
Submitter: Jo Ann Vaughn
John L. Whitten
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: b. 1/19/1922 d. 10/11/1977
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Jeffery C L. Wilcox
Rank:
Unit: US Army
Additional Info: d. Dec. 2, 2000
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
James R. Wildman
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: 9/11/1918, Rutland, Ohio d. July 28, 1998, at LaFollette Medical Center. He was living in Caryville at time of death. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII. Interment was Miles Cemetery, Rutland, Ohio
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Clarance Williams
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Served in the Navy during World War II. b 8/24/1924 d 2/8/2001 buried in Oakland Memorial Gardens, Titusville, FL Son of Elisha(lish) Willams, Sr. and Rhoda Smith Williams
Submitter: Patsy Williams Graves
Elisha Williams, Jr.
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Army was going across to fight when peace was declared, but had to go over to help clean up the mess. Son of Elisha Williams, Sr. and Rhoda Smith Williams
Submitter: Patsy Williams Graves
Troy Williams
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info: Served in the army. Was in the bunch that was cut off with the Hindenburg line. Supplies had to drop in to this unit because they were completely cut off from all other fighting units. b 8/21/1922, d 5/6/2000, buried in Williams Cemetery located on the Williams farm Davis Chapel, Lafollette, tn
Submitter: Patsy Williams Graves
Delmar Wilson
Rank: PFC
Unit: U.S. Army WW2
Additional Info: Dec 15 1922-June 26 1984
Submitter: Daryl Miller
Robert Lynn Wilson
Rank: Sgt
Unit: U.S. Army
Additional Info: Oct 10 1943-Aug 6 1993
Submitter: Daryl Miller
Virgil Wilson
Rank: PFC
Unit: HQ Det97 F.A. BnU.S. Army WW2
Additional Info: May 9 1919-Oct 31 1968 Grantsboro Cem.
Submitter: Daryl Miller
Lawton D. Wright
Rank:
Unit:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Amanda Bourff

 

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