C.C. Franklin Hundley was born in Union County, Tennessee, the son of Cleradon C. Hundley and Laura Seymour. He was the brother of Lissie Hundley and Madaline Hundley. He was married to Glady Ward and father of Rebecca Ann Hundley. He enlisted on September 21, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. Private Hundley was killed in Italy.

Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville, TN

The Knoxville Journal, July 8, 1944
Pvt. C.C.F. Hundley, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Hundley, Magazine Road, near Vestal, has been reported missing in action in Italy since June 3, according to official announcement received from the War Department. Private Hundley’s wife, Mrs. Gladys Hundley, the former Miss Gladys Ward, and their daughter, Rebecca Ann, 10 months, are makingtheir home with Mr. and Mrs. Hundley.
After entering the U.S. Army in September, 1943,  Hundley was assigned to the infantry and trained at For McClellan, Ala. He had been overseas two months when reported missing. His daughter was only one month old when he left home for duty overseas. Relatives had heard he had been in several engagements in Italy.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 May 1925
  • Date of death: 2 June 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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