east nashville high veterans 1940-49
EAST NASHVILLE HIGH VETERANS 1930-1980
NAME GRAD YR BRANCH TIME WAR STATUS MISC
Arthur Howard Allen, Jr.  40 Army   WWII/Korean D Colonel
Harry Binkley, Jr.  40 Army   WWII D He served in North Africa, during World War II, and was a sergeant at the time of his release.
Jack Carson  40 Navy     D Stationed at the US Navy Air Base in McKinleyville
Robert Wyatt Hulme  40 Air Force   WWII D Lt. Colonel, Pilot, South Pacific. joined the Army in 1941 as a Private in the infantry; transferred to the Air Force and graduated in Class 430 D as a Lt. on April 22, 1943; served in WWII in the South Pacific as a B-24 and B-25 pilot; flew 70 missions; discharged from active duty in September 1946 as Captain in the USAF; he remained in the reserves until his retirement from the Air Force, September 16, 1979 as a Lt. Col.
Jack Jamison  40 Air Force   WWII D KIA in a plane crash in England/Air Force Spitfire pilot/7th Photo Recon Group, 22nd Squadron
William Jernigan  40 Army Air Corps 1942-1970 WWII D Lt. Col (ret) Bomber Pilot, Pacific Theatre, Korea and Vietnam
Maurice Karr  40     WWII D Served in England.
Howard C. Kirk, Jr.  40     WWII D MIA over the Pacific
James W. McCreary  40 Army   WWII D KIA/European Theatre, PVT
Cecil Miller  40 Marines   WWII D Retired as a Colonel in the Tennessee National Guard after 41 years
Herman Hillary Perry  40 Army     D Sargeant.
Henry Preston Abbott, Jr.  41 Army     D  
E. Stewart Anglea  41 Army   WWII D  
Rob Bryan Baskette  41 Army   WWII D  
James Earl Campbell, Jr.  41 Army   WWII D Signal Corps/Okinawa Campaign
Elliott M. Cathey  41 Army Air Corps 1944-1945   D  
James Conner  41 Army Air Corps 1942-1946 WWII D  
Hugh Craig Cook  41 Navy     D Served 3 years overseas.
Ray Cummings  41 Navy     D  
James Wood Ellis  41 Army 1944-1946   D Medical Corp., Captain
James K Gribble  41 Army Air Corps 1943-1945 WWII & Korea D S/Sgt./Purple Heart, 11th Air Force, 15th Air force. . He began his military career serving the Signal Corps in Alaska. He was then transferred to gunnery school in Pensacola, FL, where he became a B-24 Bottom Ball Turret Gunner. James was a part of the 15th Army Air Corps, 47th Bomb Wing, 98th Heavy Bomb Group, 345th Squadron, and served the U.S. Army Air Corps flying 31 missions across Europe and N. Africa.
George Kersey  41 Army Air Corps 1943-1945   D  
George Binkley Lance  41 Army 1942-1945 WWI D Having served in Europe until 1945 as a Corporal, he was in the Battle of the Bulge, D-Day, and the Battle of the Siegfried Line. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the Silver Star, the Good Conduct Medal, and three campaign medals.
Arthur Martin  41 Navy   WWII D  
Roe David McBurnett  41 Navy   WWII D He attended the Naval Academy where he achieved the rank of Navy lieutenant. He was assigned to the U.S.S. Dehaven, DD 727
Robert David McCord  41 Army   WWII D 2 Purple Hearts
Guy McDuffee  41 Army   WWII D Corporal. Died Non-battle in England/Ground Crew 381st Bomb Group
Everett "Mac" McGehee  41 Air Force   WWII D Southwest Pacific & Far East
John Frank Myers  41 Army   WWII D KIA, PVT
James Patton  41 Navy 1939-1945   D Machinist-Mate 2nd Class. He served on three ships:  The U.S.S. Texas (Battleship), The U.S.S. West Point (Troop ship) and the U.S.S. Trevor. one of the older destroyers converted into a High Speed Mine Sweep.  Served in Europe, Middle East and his last year and a half served in the South Pacific.  He was honorably discharged in November 1945 as Machinist-Mate 2nd Class
Malcolm Rose  41       D  
Ken   Ross  41 Army Air Corps   WWII D Captain/Flying Instructor/Navigation/Radar
William Gailor Roy  41 Army   WWII D MIA-Bombardier-Pacific Theatre
Frank Everett Rutledge  41 Army   WWII D MIA, S sergeant
Mary Lee (McMillon) Smith  41 Army   WWII D Army Nurse Corp
Harold Ray Smith, Sr.  41 Army   WWII D KIA-Silver Star for falling on grenade to save his fellow soldiers.
Fred Taylor  41 Army 1942-1944 WWII D Killed over France on June 14, 1944. Purple Heart Recipient Army Service No. (ASN): #14158833 Enlistment Date: 10/13/1942 532nd Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group, Heavy
William Paul Tramel  41 Army Air Corps   WWII D Pilot
Marguerite (Waggener) Weaver  41 Army Air Corps     D  
William Cecil Andrews  42 Army   WWII D Staff Sergeant, Combat Engineer in Patton's 3rd Army.
Bernard Barkley  42 Navy     D USS Louisville, heavy cruiser. Served 4 years in communication
Vernard Barkley  42 Air Corp     D 4 years as a meteorologist
Charles Beverly Bingham  42 Army   WWII D MIA
Robert James Geiger  42 Air Force 1942-1945 WWII D 13th Air Force
Jack Goodrich  42 Army 1942-1945 WWII D He was an instructor at Chanute Field, IL, and as part of the Fifth Air Force in the Pacific. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal with 3 bronze stars and the Philippines Liberation Medal with one bronze star.
Kenneth Paul Graham  42 Navy   WWII D Graduated from the Naval V-12 program at Georgia Tech and Columbia University as a Lieutenant JG
Edward Faucett Jones  42 Army Air Corps 1942-1945 WWII D enlisted in the aviation cadet program of what was then the Army Air Corps. In 1944, he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant and awarded his pilot's wings. He was assigned to the 57th Fighter Group in Italy, and flew 76 missions as a fighter pilot.
John Paul Kissling  42 Air Force   WWII D KIA
William Robert Lanius  42 Navy   WWII D  
Robert Bailey Lott  42 Army Air Corps 1942-1945 WWII D 1st Lieutenant, Pilot
Walter Phillips (Buddy) Lott  42 Army   WWII D He served in WWII for three years in the Signal Core, 4th armored division, General Patton’s 3rd Army
Mildred (Smith) Mares  42 Navy   WWII D  
Robert Medearis  42 Navy   WWII D Medical Corpman
Cleon Parham  42 Army   WWII D Tech Corporal
Harold L. Perry  42 Navy     D  
Joseph Turner Price  42 Marines   WWII D Combat in Guam and Iwo Jima.
Pete Price  42 Navy   WWII D  
William Rich   42 Navy   WWII D 1943-1952
Charles Seay  42 Air Force 1942-1945 WWII D South Pacific, 1st Lieutenant, Pilot B-25 Medium Bombers, 13th Air Force, 42nd Bomb Group, 70th Squadron, 70 combat missions
Frank Sutton  42 Army   WWII D Pacific Theatre, Bronze Star and Purple Heart
Randall A. Weaver  42 Army   WWII D Died non-battle, 2nd Lieutenant
Tandy Wilson  42 Army Air Corps 1943-1945 WWII D Second Lieutenant. He was a pilot
Lucius Agee  43 Navy 1943-1945 WWII D Pacific Theater.  He was an Airman 3rd Class, he served as a radioman in an Avenger fighter on the USS Bon Homme Richard,  CV31
Wesley Beazley  43 Navy   WWII D  
Charles Bennett  43 Army 1942-1945 WWII D Corporal, European Theatre
Charles Henry Bloodworth, Jr.  43 Navy   WWII D  
Chester Campbell    43 Army 1944-1945 &             1951-1971 WWII and Korean D Retired from Air Force reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel. Received the bronze star medal.
Don  Chamberlain  43 Navy   WWII D CM3
Wilbur Comstock  43 Army Air Force        
Roy Fly  43 Army/Marines Reserves   WWII and Korean D Sgt. He was wounded in action twice, receiving two purple hearts
Robert Knox Galloway  43 Army   WWII D Medical Corp.  First Lieutenant in the Infantry of the Americal Division in Leyte Philippines and the Occupation Forces in Japan
Joseph Thomas Gibson  43 Army     D Lt. Colonel. Retired from the Army. Graduated from US Military Academy at West Point. His overseas military assignments included Germany, Korea, and Vietnam. He received numerous decorations and awards to include the Legion of Merit for his years of dedicated service to his country. His final assignment was at the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems Command where he served as the Chief of Staff.
Curtis Hamric  43 Navy 31 months WWII D Served 31 months. He served as a Navy radioman in the Pacific
Clarence Hewgley  43 Air Force   WWII D Lt. Colonel, Tank Driver, 191st Tank Battalion. He is buried in Arlington Cemetery.
Peter Turner Hiett, Jr.  43 Army 1944-1950 WWII D After basic training, he was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division where he joined them in battle in Belgium. Also served in Japan.
Owen Howell  43 Navy   WWII D He received a Purple Heart for wounds received in the famous ?Battle of the Bulge on New Years Eve of 1944.
Daniel Leech  43 Air Force   WWII D  
John Skelton Phipps  43 Navy     D He served in the U.S. Navy for 31 months with 24 months spent in the South Pacific as a Seabee.
Melvin Primm  43 Navy   WWII D  
David Sharpe  43 Army   WWII D  
Alfred J. Smith  43 Army     D  
Robert Ira Travis  43 Navy     D Naval V-12 program at Georgia Tech
Rudy White  43 Navy   WWII D  
Wilbur Harralson Wright  43 Army 3 years WWII D Served in Italy in all three major battles with the 88th Infantry Division. He received the Bronze star for heroic achievement in combat and the purple heart
Lytton Glynn Acree III  44 Navy     D Naval Air Cadet. Completed flight training.
Marvin Agee  44 Navy 1944-1946 WWII 1 Pacific Theater, Seaman 2nd Class, USS Oklahoma City CL-91 and AF-1 Bridge in Japan.  Discharged 1946.
Paul Witt Andrews  44 Navy     D Non-Com Engineer on a landing craft with the U.S. Navy training for a Japanese landing when the war ended.
John T. Bearden  44 Navy 1943-1946 WWII D  
Robert Bennett  44 Air Force 1944-1945 WWII D Sergeant
James R. Butler  44 Navy   WWII D Radarman 3rd Class" on the USS Richard M. Rowell, USS Ingraham and the USS Tucson earning the American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Philippine Liberation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He retired from the US Naval Reserves as Chief Operations Specialist (Chief Petty Officer) on August 4, 1986.
William Edwin Crook  44 Army   WWII D European Theatre/69th Infantry Division
Bradley Dean Cummings  44 Army Air Corps     D  
Claude K. Elkins  44 Army Air Corps   WWII D  
Ollie Eugene Frensley  44 Navy/Air National Guard     D  
Harry Eugene Gibson  44 Army Air Corps   WWII D  
Billy Harrell  44 Army Air Force     D  
James Clayton Hulme  44 Air Force 1944-1946   D Sargeant. Served in the Pacific
Robert King, Sr.  44 Army 1944-1947 WWII D European Theatre. He was part of the 3rd Army. He re-enlisted while overseas and was part of the Army of Occupation after WWII.
Otis Clyde Lynn  44 Army 1946-1972 Korea & Vietnam D Silver Star, Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Superior Service medal, Legion of Merit (with two oak leaf clusters), Bronze Star, Air Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Purple Heart. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1946; advanced through grades to major general, United States Army, 1972; chief of staff, 2d Division, Korea, 1970; commander, 1st Brigade 2d division, Korea, 1971; assistant division commander, 101st Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 1974; chief of staff, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1975; chief of staff, United States Forces, Japan, 1975-1978; commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii., 1978-1980; chief staff, United States Army in Europe, Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1980-1982; retired, 1982
Evans McCreery  44 Army Air Force   WWII D Served 2 years in the Pacific.
Agnatious Patterson  44 Army/Air Corp 1944-1946 WWII D Pacific Theatre, Warrant Officer 1950-1951 Korean War, Chief Warrant Officer 1946-1959 Army National Guard, Major. He received the Bronze Star and a Silver Star and two Purple Hearts
Richard Smith  44     WWII D Enlisted before graduation
David Monroe Travis  44       D  
Richard Seburn Tyler  44 Navy     D Served in Pacific and Japan.
Virgil Leon Williams  44 Navy     D  
Stanley Bennett  45 Army 1945-1948   D  
Dr. John Allison Blazer  45 Marines/Army/Navy   WWII/Korean D He was twice a Prisoner of War and once during service was Missing in Action. Dr. Blazer was one of "The Chosin Few" as he served in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. He was a former Commandant of the Marine Corp League
William Otley Brown  45 Navy   WWII D  
George Cate, Jr.  45 Army     D His military service began in 1952 with two years on active duty as First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Washington, D.C. He thereafter continued his military service as a member of the Army Reserve and was promoted to Brigadier General in 1979, serving until 1984 as commander of a military police brigade with units in Tennessee and four other states. He received the Legion of Merit for his outstanding military service and achievements.
Fred Cobb  45 Navy     D  
Thomas Darnell  45 Marines 1945-1947 WWII D  
William Davis  45 Army   WWII D Staff Sgt. with the Signal Corps under Gen MacArthur during the occupation of Japan. He was promoted to 2nd Lt
James Eddings, Jr.  45 Navy Air Force 1946-1968 WWII                   Vietnam D Went to Flight Aviator School, graduated as 2nd Lt. Took ammunition from Japan to Korea and returned with military personnel from Korea to Japan. 150 Missions over Vietnam. Retired in 1968 as Major. 20 years in Air Force. 2 years in Navy. Distinguished flying cross. Vietnam, 5 Oak leaf clusters. Air Medal.
Walter Lewis Farrell  45 Army   WWII D Served in Germany
Richard Fulton  45 Navy 1945-1946 WWII D Served on thenaval destroyer USS O'Hare in WWII
Clarence Norman Greek  45 Navy     D He served in the US Navy V5 Officers Training School at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN,
Steve Hood  45 Navy   WWII D Air Corp
William Hosse  45 Navy   WWII D served in the Philippines
Billy Knowles Jared  45 Navy   WWII D  
Bruns Edward Meloy  45 Navy   WWII D  
Edmund Turnley  45     WWII D Killed in training accident in U.S.
Douglas   Allen  46 Army 1946-1948 WWII D  
Paul Richard Averitt  46 Army   WWII D 92nd Signal Corps as a Communications Engi- neer
David Lester Bacigalupo  46 Army   WWII D  
Fred Boyd  46 Navy     D  
William "Bill" Burger  46 Navy   WWII D USS Bennington
Ed Corlew  46 Army   WWII D Korea
William Maurice Crouch  46 Navy   Korea D  
Jim Edgin  46 Air Force   Vietnam D  
Richard Eugene Harper  46 Army     D Served in Germany during peace time
Charles H. Harris  46 Army   Korea D  
William T. Harris  46 Navy 1950-1956 Korea D  
Everett   Hickcox  46 Army   WWII D Served in Italy
William Earl Jones  46 Air Force 1942-1944 WWII D Belly Gunner. Flew 32 missions over France & Germany
Charles Judd  46 Army     D  
Ralph Lawrence  46 Navy     D  
Fred S. Morris, Jr.  46 Navy   WWII D Seabees
Richard R. Pettigrew  46 Army 1946-1948 WWII D U.S. Army, Hdq. & Hdq. Co. 96th Mil. Gov”t., Chonju, Korea. Rank – Sgt
Ira Ray  46 Merchant Marine     D  
William Bryan Roehrig  46 Army 1950-1952   D  
Hulan Smith  46     WWII D  
Robert Suddarth  46 Army   WWII D  
Richard Lewis Thompson  46 Navy   WWII D V-12 Program
Talmadage Williams  46 Marine   Korea D Sgt. - KIA at "Heartbreak Ridge" 5th Platoon, Squad Leader
Frank Yates  46 Navy     D  
Edwin G. York III  46 Navy     D Captain/Jet pilot/served 29 years
Clarence Bailey Bomar  47 Civil Air Patrol     D Major. Died in a plane crash in 1960 in Allegheny Mountains
Elmo "Sonny" Bridges  47 Marines 1948-1950 Korean D KIA in hostile fire, Pvt 1st Class, Infantry, Rifleman, 2nd BN, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7) H&S Co
Ewing "Polly" Collier  47 Army     D  
Charles D. Corlew  47 Navy   WWII D Navy Fleet 5th Fleet on USS Savo Island CVE-78. He saw heavy combat in Philippines
Howard Lindgard Hoff  47 Air Force   Korea D 1st Lieutenant
Thomas Clemmons Hooper  47 Army   WWII D Served in France
Dr. Ray Jones  47 Army 1954-1956   1 Stationed at Ft. Jackson. Specialist 3rd Class.
Thomas Parker  47 Army 1950-1952 Korea D 187th Regimental Combat Team and was also a member of the 10th Ranger Company Airborne
Ben E. Payne  47 Air Force   WWII D  
Ruben Royce Richey  47 Navy 1945-1946 WWII D Mine Sweeper in Manila
Orville Vernon Smith  47 Army     D  
Elmer "Buddy" Todd, Jr.  47 Marines   Korea D Served 6 years in the Marines and reenlisted to serve as a staff sergeant during Korean conflict.
Howard Utley  47 Army   Korea D  
Leonard Vernon Wilson  47 Navy     D  
Bob L. Andrews  48 Navy 1951-1952 Korea D Air National Guard 1951-1957, Air Force 1952
Joseph Miller Baskette  48 Army     D Corporal
Claude Bearden  48 Army TN Air National Guard 1946-1960   D Claude was in the class of 1946 but he enlisted in the Army in March 1946 and missed his class graduation. Claude completed basic training and went to Japan on occupation duty as a Military Policeman in 1946. He returned to Nashville in 1948 and went from the  Army Reserves to the TN Air National Guard. His unit was activated and sent  to England for one year in 1952. Claude retired from the United States Air Force Reserve in 1960 as a Master Sergeant
John A. Blazer  48 Marines/Army/Navy 1948-1953 WW II/Korea D Corporal, Rifleman and BAR-man and wounded twice. 1st Platoon, George Company, 1st Marine Regiment. He was twice a Prisoner of War and once during service was Missing in Action. Dr. Blazer was one of "The Chosin Few" as he served in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. He was a former Commandant of the Marine Corp League
Billy J. Cox  48 Navy   Korea D He served on the carrier USS Essex.
Fred Vernon Fox  48 Air Force 1950-1954 Korea D  
Bobby Garrison  48 Navy 1948-1952 Korea 1 USS Manchester
Roy E. Guy  48 Navy AirForce 1948-1951 Korea 1 PB4y-2 Squadron, Radioman
Thomas Halleyburton  48 Air Force   Korea D 1st Lieutenant
James Eldred Holley, Jr.  48 Air Force     D 1st. Lieutenant. Served 3 years
Andrew M. (Buddy) Manning  48 Navy 1952-1954 Korea D USS Missouri LTJG
Jerry McIntyre  48 Navy 1952-1954 Korea 1 LTJG R Division and ABC Warfare Defense Officer. CVA 47. Naval Reserve 5 years
Paul Raymond Pickel  48 Army 1948-1972 Korea & Vietnam D He served two tours in Vietnam. He also served tours of duty in Japan, Europe and the United States. He received many Awards and Metals. One of which he was most proud was The Soldiers Medal
William Douglas Redmon  48 Army 1951-1953 Korea 1 Medic. Served in Germany and received Occupation Medal
William Skinner  48 Air Force     D Electrician
William Thrasher  48 Air Force     D Retired from USAF in 1968 and Federal Aviation Agency in 1986
Robert Theodore (Ted) Wey  48 Navy     D  
Robert Howard Williamson  48 Army/Air Force National Guard   WWII D Served in Occupation Forces in Japan
Buford Glenn Wilson  48 Navy   Korea D Retired from the Navy.
James C. Boyd  49 Marines     D  
William "Bill" Brittain  49 Army   Korea D  
David Caldwell  49 Army     D  
William Grady Dodds  49 Air Force 1955-1976 Vietnam D Flew just under 700 hours in country as a pilot. Retired Lt. Col. I was in the Operations field as a pilot my entire career. I served one year in VietNam as a combat support pilot and received seven Air Medals
Earl Etter  49 Army   Korea D  
Henry O. Freund  49 Army   Korea D  
Ed Gossage  49 Army 1954-1957 Korea 1 1st Lieutenant
Layton Arden Gossage  49 Army     1 Lieutenant
Ollie Frank Griffin  49 Navy     D  
James Edward Harris  49 Army     D Served 2 years with the Counter Intelligence Corps.
Jesse Hays, Jr.  49 Army 1951-1953 Korea D  
James Inman  49 Army     D  
Charlie Brown McGaw  49 Army   Korea D  
Phillip Lee Parsons  49 Air National Guard   Korea D  
Harry W. Stone  49 Army   Korea D KIA Apr 25 1951
Robert Wesley Walton  49 Air Force   Korea D Air Force specialty code. National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United States Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal
Lonnie Wilson  49 Air Force     D  
James York III  49 Army     D Sgt. Served 11 months in Korea and 2 months in Japan.
             
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