Arthur B. Tallent

133rd Inf.



Pfc Arthur Boyd Tallent

Jan. 26, 1913 – Sep. 23, 1944

Sunset Cem., Monroe Co., Tn

133rd Inf.

Three notices in the newspaper:

Friends will regret to learn that Pfc. Arthur Boyd Tallent died of wounds received in action in Italy on Sep. 23, according to notification received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Tallent, of Maryville Route 2.  He was born and lived in Monroe County until about two years before entering the service, when he moved to Blount County and was employed wit Alcoa.

 Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Tallent Maryville Route 2 have received word from the War Department that their son Pfc. Arthur Boyd Tallent died of wounds received  in action in Italy on Sep 23.  Boyd has a brother in service, Cpl. Ray A. Tallent, somewhere in England; a sister Mrs. Allen McCollum, three other brothers, Bill, Carl Wade, and John of Maryville and Alcoa, and Barrett of Vonore.  Boyd volunteered for service on May 9, 1942.  He received his training at Camp Bowie, Tx and Fort Sill, Ok.  Before entering service he was with the Aluminum Co. of America.


         Pfc. Arthur Boyd Tallent, 32, was wounded on Sept. 22, 1944, in the Po Valley in Italy and died the following day.  He was serving with Co. L, 133rd Infantry.  The body will arrive in Knoxville at 1:55 p.m. Friday and will be taken from Biereley’s to the home Saturday afternoon.

         Funeral at 1 p.m. Sunday at Oak Street Baptist Church, Maryville, with burial in Sunset Cemetery, Madisonville, Revs. A F. Grahl and J.E. Vaughn officiating.  The V.F.W. will have charge at the grave.

         Active pallbearers will be members of the American Legion; honorary pallbearers, cousins and close friends.  Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Tallent, Maryville Route 2; five brothers, Barrett of Vonore, Josh of Greenback, Bill, Ray and Carl of Maryville, and one sister, Mrs. A.A. McCollum, of Maryville.



U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

about Arthur B Tallent



Arthur B Tallent

Birth Year:



White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:


State of Residence:


County or City:




Enlistment Date:

12 May 1942

Enlistment State:


Enlistment City:

Camp Forrest


Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA



Grade Code:


Term of Enlistment:

Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law


Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of


Civil Life




2 years of high school

Civil Occupation:

Farm hands, general farms

Marital Status:

Single, without dependents








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