Kenneth Baxter Smallwood
Born 20 October 1911, Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee
Missing since 26 January 1944, Anzio, Italy
Son of son of Noah Baxter Smallwood and Minnie Correll of Chester Inn, Jonesborough.
Memorialized at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
He has a memorial stone in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Highway 11E, Jonesborough, TN
Kenneth Smallwood enlisted in the United States Army on 7 April 1941 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He completed boot camp at Fort Bragg, Georgia. He was first assigned to a communications unit, but after World War II broke out, he was reassigned to Company D, 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion.