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  • Collection: West Alabamians in World War II

Adam Wade Alabama Citizen 11-3-45.jpg
According to U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949, Pfc. Adam Wade was killed on December 29, 1944, while serving with the 366th Infantry Regiment. Pfc. Wade was the son of Mrs. Julian Wade of…

Sgt. Marshall A. Poore was killed in 1942 while in the service of his country. A photo of Sgt. Poore's grave can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=111258469&PIpi=158803192.

According to U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962, Pfc. Doyle H. Spann died on March 2, 1945, while serving with the United States Army in Europe. Pfc. Spann was the son of Harvey and Ida Spann. A photo of Pfc. Spann's grave can…

According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Pfc. George Horton died on July 27, 1945, while serving with the 365th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division, 98th Infantry. Pfc. Horton was the son of Mrs. Pearl Horton…

According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Pvt. Simon E. Fredd died on July 22, 1942 while serving with the 90th Coast Artillery. Pvt. Fredd was the son of Mr. Will Fredd of Hale County.

SSgt. John Pearson was killed on May 6, 1942, while serving with the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific.Sgt. Pearson's name can be found on this list of those remains were not recovered at the end of World War II:…

Rupert Adams Missing Notice 8-30-43.jpg
MSgt. Rupert Adams was killed when the B-24 he was on went down somewhere near New Guinea. Sgt. Adams was the brother of  Miss Lucille Adams, TSGt. Charles Adams, James Harry Adams and Farrell Adams. More information on the crash that killed Sgt.…

George H Lewis 7-18-44.jpg
According to Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Lt. George H. Lewis was killed on July 15, 1944 in a plane crash. Lt. Lewis was the husband of Mrs. George H. Lewis and the son of Mrs. George C. Lewis.

William E Boles 2-28-48.jpg
Lt. Col. William E. Boles died on August 1, 1943, while serving with the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific. Col. Boles was a graduate of Tuscaloosa High School and of the University of Alabama. Col. Boles was the husband of Mrs. William E…

According to Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Pvt. Victor D. Fountain was killed on January 12, 1945, while serving with 329th Infantry, 83rd Division. A photo of Pvt. Fountain's grave can be found at this…
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