Buford Monroe Stallings was born on 16 April 1911, the son of Walter Alexander Stallings and Elizabeth Virginia Cornwell. Husband of Dorothy Ruth Riddle and father of John Wilbert Stallings.
Died 17 September 1945

Served on the U.S.S. YMS-478. He was killed in a typhoon off the coast of Japan. He was initially buried at the USAF Cemetery-Jokohoma No. 1 in Japan. Buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 5886

Wife: Mrs. Ruth Riddle Stallings, Rt 1 Box 302-A, Strawberry Plains, TN

  • Rank: Coxswain
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 April 1911
  • Date of death: 17 September 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Strawberry Plains
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS YMS-478
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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