Born 1922, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died non Battle 23 June 1945
Son of Hillard C. and Pauline Applin
Private First Class
He was returned from overseas in 1950 and is buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri. He is buried in the same grave with;
S/Sgt Herbert R. Arnett, Sgt John Blackston, T/5 Sam M. Brown, T/5 James A. Chapman, 1/Sgt Eugene Cofield, T/ Fred Combs, Pvt Willis Ellis, FPC Tommie Gibbs, T/5 Willie Henderson, 1st Lt Victor H. Huelsnitz, Pvt John C. Johnson, 2nd Lt Robert L. Karnes, T/5 Edwin L. Larson, T/5 Ernest J. Mc Donald, T/5 Isadore Meade, Cpl Donald L. Merrill, T/5 Curlie H. Mitchell, T/5 John C. Perry, 1st Lt Allen G. Shreve, Pvt Patrick H. Sorrell, Sgt John G. Speroni, T/5 Charlie Tennyson, Cpl Gabriel Tindal Jr., T/5 Stewart W. Vincent and Sgt Riley Visor.