Born 16 December 1925
Died 29 March 1945
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 358
125th Cavalry, Troop F, 1st Infantry Division
Returned from Overseas, Philippine Islands
The Jasper Journal, July 29, 1948
Two brothers, Paul G. Curtis and John L. Curtis, sons of Mr. Charles Curtis, formerly of Sequatchie, and the late Mrs. Curtis, who were killed in action will be buried with full military rites Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the National Cemetery Chattanooga.
Paul and John attended and graduated from Marion County High School before their entrance into the army. Both were fine Christian boys and beloved by all the people in Jasper and Sequatchie, where they made their home.
Pvt. Paul Curtis fought with the Sixth Armored Infantry and was killed at Anzio Beach, Italy, on May 29, 1944. Pvt. John Curtis was with the First Cavalry and was killed in action at Luzon on March 29, 1945.
Besides their father, they arte survived by six brothers, Pfc. James A. Curtis, stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington; Mitchell T. Cutis, Arlington, Va.; Robert L. Curtis, Nashville, and Roy M. Curtis, Glenn Curtis and Herbert Curtis of Chattanooga, and by three sisters, Mrs. Leland E. Grant of Huntland, Tenn., and Mrs. P.H. Albea and Mrs. Myrna Keown of Chattanooga.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 16 December 1925
- Date of death: 29 March 1945
- County: Marion
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 125th Cavalry, Troop F, 1st Infantry Division
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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