John William Mahan was born 5 January 1919
He was killed 15 June 1944 by Jap Machine Gun fire.

-Enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 1940
-Served in the Fourth Recruit Batallion in the Marine Barracks at Parris Island, SC, Fall 1940
-Parents: George P. and Maude Mahan
-Siblings: George P. Mahan, Gladys E. Mahan, Roger Mahan, and Catherine Mahan
-Buried Lynnhurst Cemetery

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 January 1919
  • Date of death: 15 June 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Armored Amphibian Battalion, Company A
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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