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  MYERS, John Thomas

Rank:

Private

 

 

Service Branch:

U.S. Army

Serial Number:

34848927

Division:

 

Regiment:

 

Company:

Co. D

Function:

(in basic training)

Status:

Died non-battle

Date of death:

February 20, 1944

Place of death:

Camp Gordon

Age at death:

36

Awards:

Not available

Burial 1:

Greenlawn Cemetery

Burial 2:

 

Grave number:

 

Cenotaph:


Born:

November 4, 1907

Hometown:

Dillon, South Carolina

Family:

Parents:
Cicero Myers
Emma Myers

Spouse:
Emma Lou Myers Myers Shooter (8 Nov 1909 - 7 May 1987)

Children:


Siblings:
Finley Marcus Myers (1910 - 1998)
Eleanor Joanna Clarissa Myers (1912 - 1928)
Ruth Vernal Myers Reavis (1915 - 2006)
Dicie Mae Myers Renegar (1917 - 2003)
William Cicero Myers (1920 - 1938)
Lee Preston Myers (1923 - 2001)
Samuel Frank Myers (1927 - 2001)
[siblings unverified as of 10 May 2014--vp]

Additional information:

Entered service on December 3, 1943 at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Died of a ruptured appendix at Camp Gordon.

Biography:

Born in North Carolina.

 


Research by: Victoria Proctor, genealogist

Sources: Dillon County War Memorial, NARA World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing (1946), The Dillon Herald February 24, 1944 issue (report of death), 1987 obituary of wife Emma Myers Shooter

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