Pvt. Claude Powell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pvt. Claude Powell

Aug. 23, 1927 Sep. 12, 1944

Big Creek Cem.


Mrs. Effie Cagle Powell of Belltown has received a telegram stating that her son, Pvt. Claude Powell, was killed in action on Sep. 12 in France. He had been in service since Feb. 1943. He is survived by his mother who is deaf and dumb and one sister Mrs. Reed Sloan of Belltown.

 

The body of Pvt. Claude Powell, of near Madisonville, who was killed in Italy on Sep. 12, 1944, arrived at Kyker Funeral Home at 3 p.m. Monday. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Big Creek Baptist Church, the Rev. John Stakely officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Effie Powell; a sister, Mrs. Reed Sloan, Madisonville; two brothers, Lloyd of Knoxville and James of New York.

 

 

PVT Claude Powell
ID: 34722126
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Monroe County, TN
Status: KIA


 

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

Name:

Claude Powell

Birth Year:

1924

Race:

White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:

Tennessee

State of Residence:

Tennessee

County or City:

Monroe

 

 

Enlistment Date:

16 Feb 1943

Enlistment State:

Georgia

Enlistment City:

Fort Oglethorpe

Branch:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Grade:

Private

Grade Code:

Private

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

Component:

Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Source:

Civil Life

 

 

Education:

Grammar school

Civil Occupation:

General farmers

Marital Status:

Single, with dependents

Height:

68

Weight:

138

 

 

 

 

Researcher and Designer

Joy Locke & Joe Irons