Ottie Brown Sentelle was born 3 August 1922 to William A. Sentelle and Sarah E. Gilland.
He was killed in action on 20 November 1943 during the asault on Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll

Private First Class
2nd Marine Regiment, Company H

Photo courtesy; Scott Green

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 August 1922
  • Date of death: 20 November 1943
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 2nd Marine Regiment
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Tarawa
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Tabor UMC Cemetery, Camp Creek, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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