He enlisted in Ohio and died of wounds at the age of 19. He was returned from St. James-Avranches, France in 1949.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 August 1925
  • Date of death: 8 August 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 121st Infantry, 8th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
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