James Venice Stalans was born on 27 August 1912, son of John Anderson Stalans and Mattie Lee Brewer. He died 4 December 1943 in Italy.
Served with the 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division. He died of wounds suffered near Monte Camino, Italy.
The Knoxville Journal, Friday, September 24, 1948
Pfc. James V. Stalans, 31, was killed in Italy, Dec. 4, 1945, while serving with the 36th Division. The body will arrive inKnoxville Friday. Survivors; parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Stalans, Louisville; four brothers, Leonard, Blaine, Arthur, Knoxville,Lloyd, Mentor and Stalans, Knoxville; five sisters, Miss Audrey Stalas, Mentor, Miss Marlene Stalans, Mentor, Mrs. Jim Stypes, Knoxville, Miss Voned Stalans, Mentor, Mrs. George Eldridge, Knoxville.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 27 August 1912
- Date of death: 4 December 1943
- County: Grainger
- Hometown: Walden Creek
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Waldens Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Walden Creek, Sevier County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Top Panel
- Contact us to sponsor James V. Stalans
Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.