Born 29 April 1924
Enlisted on July 17, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
PFC Merriman was initially buried at Okinawa Island Command Cemetery, Ryukyu Retto. Buried at Honolulu Memorial in Honolulu, HI, F, 1265.
165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division
Parents: Bruce Merriman and Hallie Brogdon Merriman
Siblings: Roy Merriman, L. Leona Merriman, C. Mable Merriman, M. Gladys Merriman, and George W. Merriman