My uncle was Albert Paul Hurst. My uncle’s parents are Moses Edward and Adeline Hipsher Hurst. He had 12 siblings and the only one still living is my mother, Margaret F. Hurst Bacon.
–Submitted by Margaret Coker, his niece

Enlisted on May 25, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. PFC Hurst was returned from USAF Cemetery Leyte No. 1, Philippine Islands. Buried May 11, 1950, Knoxville National Cemetery (Section B Site 6685)

Attended Knoxville High School

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 October 1924
  • Date of death: 31 March 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 182nd Infantry, Company I
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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