Horace Daniel Allen Owens enlisted July 9, 1942, in Camp Forrest, TN
Company B, 14th Armored Infantry

PFC Owens was returned from Vada, Italy.
Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery (Plot: A 5700) March 2, 1949

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, February 27, 1949
The body of Pfc. Horace D.A. Owens who was killed in action in Italy, Aug. 25, 1944, will arrive here tomorrow for burial. He was 22 at the time of his death. Pfc. Owens, son of Mrs. Alta Conner, 402 East Baxter Avenue, entered the Army in July, 1942. He was killed while serving with the 14th Armored Infantry. He attended Brownlow School here and worked at a cotton mill before his Army service.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 May 1922
  • Date of death: 25 August 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 14th Armored Infantry Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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