Homer Lee Moneymaker was born in Fountain City, TN. He died of electric shock when he was struck by lightning while at work.
Son of Thomas Jefferson and Esther Angeline Varner Moneymaker
Enlisted – 17 Dec 1942, Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Company B, 236th Engineer Battalion
Buried – Willard Park Cemetery, Harriman, Roane, TN
Homer L. Moneymaker was an Army combatant against the enemy who earned substantial numbers of awards and decorations, beginning with the Bronze Star Medal, the Combat Infantryman’s badge, and Purple Heart.
If anyone has information regarding this veteran, please contact Robert Johnson, (623) 546-3410, Robersabel@aol.com
The Knoxville Journal, July 29, 1943
Cpl Homer Lee Moneymaker, member of a combat engineer unit, died July 28 while on Second Army maneuvers in Middle Tennessee. Formerly of Oliver Springs, parents now live at Jacksboro. Body at Minton Sharp Funeral palors awaiting arrival of a brother in service, stationed in California. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.
- Rank: Technician 5th Class
- Date of birth: 24 September 1910
- Date of death: 26 July 1943
- County: Roane
- Hometown: Jacksboro
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 236th Engineer Combat Battalion
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge
- Burial/Memorial Location: Willard Park Cemetery, Harriman, Roane County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Top Panel
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