Blair Anderson Talley was born on 27 March 1922, the son of Birdie Basil Talley and Mary Combs. Husband of Zula Mae Graham
Died 23 September 1944 in Italy
Buried at West View Cemetery, Jefferson City, TN

Staff Sergeant
349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division, Company L

The Morristown Gazette and Mail, October 17, 1944
Staff Sgt. Blair A. Talley, husband of Zula Graham Talley of route two, Talbott, was killed in Italy on Sept. 23rd, an official announcement says. Sgt. Talley had been in service for two years, and for the past eleven months had been overseas. He was serving with the 5th Army, in the 88th Division. Before entering the service, he was an employee of the TVA at Dandridge. Sgt. Talley had received the bronze star for service in Italy. In addition to his widow, the following survive: a daughter, Buddy Evyon Talley; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Talley; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Calley, Jean and Margaret Talley; two brothers, Roger and Fayne, all of Jefferson county.

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 March 1922
  • Date of death: 23 September 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Mount Horeb
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Italy, Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: West View Cemetery, Jefferson City, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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