Enlisted on September 28, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA and had been in service 16 months, and overseas eight.
James Shipley was returned from Limey-Toul in France and buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on August 24, 1948

Grandparents: William D. and Tennessee C. Shipley
Uncles and Aunts: James S. Shipley, Pearl A. Shipley, and Aaron Shipley
Parents: Andy Clayton Shipley and Minnie Lou Chamberlain Shipley
Siblings: Louise C. Shipley, Linda F. Shipley


Photo courtesy of Rickey Shipley and family

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 July 1925
  • Date of death: 20 December 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 43rd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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