Corporal Elmer Lee Smith

The son of James and Hattie Smith, Elmer was in a tree preparing to dive into the water for a swim when he was killed by a sniper in Burma.

  • Rank: Technician Fifth Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 February 1922
  • Date of death: 25 April 1944
  • County: Hawkins
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 209th Combat Battalion of Engineers
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Goshen Valley Cemetery, Goshen, Hawkins County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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