Noble Taylor Stevens was born on 11 November 1920
Died of wounds 9 December 1944
Buried at Linary Cemetery, Linary, TN
Private First Class
126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division, Company I
PFC Stevens died near Limon, Leyte.
Crossville Chronicle, April 19, 1945
Pfc. Noble T. Stevens, age 24, of Linary, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stevens, was reported wounded in action on Leyte Island, while defending a ridge along the Limon Ormoc Road. A message followed later reporting his death before he reached the hospital. Pfc. Marvin Story, another Linary boy and Noble entered the service the same day, Oct., 1942. They had their training at Camp Wolters, Texas and Ft. Meade, Maryland. From there they were sent to Australia; on to New Guinea and to Leyte, where they met their deaths six days apart. Pfc. Stevens is survived by his parents; a younger brother, James and three sisters, Mrs. Lester Patton, Mrs. Fred Conatser of Jamestown and Miss Leta Stevens. Noble is loved by all who knew him and his passing is deeply regretted.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 11 November 1920
- Date of death: 9 December 1944
- County: Cumberland
- Hometown: Homesteads
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Linary Cemetery, Cumberland Homesteads, Cumberland County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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