Enlisted on July 29, 1944, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Parents: Jess W. and Annie B. Merritt
Siblings: Earl T. Merritt, Noah C. Merritt, Harold L. Merritt, and Alice R. Merritt
311th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division, Company B
Died March 14, 1945, in Germany.
Buried at Piney Grove Cemetery, Knoxville.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 28 January 1926
- Date of death: 14 March 1945
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 311th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Piney Grove Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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