Hilburn McCormick was born in Mississippi on 10 February 1917, to Junious M. McCormick and Sue Ellen Lightsey.
He entered the service in Michigan.
Died non Battle 9 June 1945

The Daily Post-Athenian, July 10, 1945
Mrs. Hilburn McCormick has been informed in a message from the War Department of the death of her husband, Pvt. McCormick in India. The message stated Pvt. McCormick, an airplane mechanic, was working on a plane at his base in India, when another plane came in to land and struck the plane Pvt. McCormick was repairing. He was injured June 9 and only lived a few hours after the accident, dying at 5 p.m. June 9, the message stated.
Pvt. McCormick is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Sue (Davis) McCormick and one son, Darrell, one year old.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 February 1917
  • Date of death: 9 June 1945
  • County: McMinn
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Asia
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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