Born 28 May 1925
Died of Wounds 30 September 1944
Buried at Persia Cemetery, Persia, TN
351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division, Company A
Basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, and then to Camp Blanding in Florida for more training. He was transferred to Fort Meade in Maryland, to ship overseas with the 5th Army under General Clark. He was killed on September 30, 1944 in Italy.
I know very little about my uncle. My grandparents’ house burned and everything was lost so I have no records. Would love to know more about this handsome man I wish I could have known personally rather than through stories from my Dad.
–Submitted by his niece, Mary Jane Hodges-Farmer