Amon David Wagner was born  in Stony For, Watauga County, North Carolina, the son of George Blair Wagner and Nancy E. Cheek. Husband of Ruby Ophelia Norris. He enlisted 26 February 1944 and served as a Private in 38th Infantry, 2nd Division. He died 19 Dec 1944 near Krinkelt-Rocherath in Belgium and is buried in Henri-Chapelle Permanent Cemetery, Belgium. Plot C РRow 6 РGrave 17.

Elizabethton Star, March 30, 1945
The War Department has notified Mrs. Ruby Wagner of Johnson City, Route 5, that her husband, Pvt. Amon D. Wagner who was previously reported missing in action in Belgium, was killed December 19, 1944. Pvt. Wagner entered service February 28th, 1944 and received his training at Fort McClellan, Ala., and went overseas last August. He is survived by his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Wagner, Ovenell and B.B. Wagner of Deep Gap, N.C., Misses Opal and Velma wagner of Winston Salem, N.C., Dayton Wagner of Langley Field, Va., Estes Wagner of Pa., Charles Wagner, Italy and Armond Wagner in Germany.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 March 1917
  • Date of death: 19 December 1944
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Elizabethton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Bottom Panel
  • Sponsored by: John Romeiser

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