Born 5 September 1923
Died 26 May 1945

498th Bomber Squadron, 345th Bomber Group

Sgt Harrell was returned from Oahu-Schofield Barracks Mausoleum No. 2, Hawaiian Islands. He was buried together with Corporal Harold O. Montville at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County in Kentucky.

He served on aircraft B-25J with serial number 43-36192, nickname Jaunty Jo. They had taken a fatal hit from a hidden anti-aircraft battery during a strike on the Byoritsu oil refinery, Formosa. All aboard perished. The Jaunty Jo was not his regular plane. He volunteered for this plane and mission, because they were short a radio operator.

Crew members
1st Lt Lloyd E. Bodell
2nd Lt Robert J. Knauf
2nd Lt Martin H. Mulner Jr.
Sgt Tennyson C. Harrell
Cpl Harold O. Montville


  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 September 1923
  • Date of death: 26 May 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 498th Bomber Squadron, 345th Bomber Group
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, KY
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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