G. W. Wyatt, Sr.
Aug 17, 1916 – Jul 16, 1944 

Pfc G. W. Wyatt Killed in France

Dover, TN, Aug 10 (Special)-

Pfc G. W. Wyatt, 27, was killed in action in France July 16.  The War Department has notified his sister, Mrs. J. H. Keel of Route 3, Dover.  Overseas for the past six months, Private Wyatt was serving with the Infantry.  He has been in the Army since March 1941.  He is the son of the late Tom and Willie Bell Wall Wyatt and was married to Miss Charline Barnes Jan 7, 1943.  His survivors include his wife and little son, G. W., Jr., of Route 3 Dover; four sisters, Mrs. J. H. Keel of Route 3 Dover, Mrs. Irene Knight of Big Rock, Mrs. Charlie Brumley of Clarksville, and Mrs. Dell Cheatham of Herrin, IL; five brothers, Charlie, Tommie and Haywood Wyatt of Route 3, Dover; Allen Wyatt of St. Louis, MO; and Pfc. Monroe Wyatt of Camp McCoy, WI.

(Note:  On his paternal side, G. W. Wyatt was a grandson of Mitchell James Wyatt, one of the Wyatt twins raised by Charles and Rachel Atkins Roper in Stewart Co., TN.  He was the great grandson of Bazel and Martha Hood Smith.  On his maternal side, he was a gg grandson of Rev War soldier Lewis Atkins.)

Submitted by  Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins  on behalf of Louise Wyatt-  Thank you!


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