Pvt. Calvin Wade Sisson of Isabella, born 25 July 1924, the son of William Luther Sisson and Callie Elizabeth McBee, was killed in action in Italy 30 November 1943. He entered service 19 April 1943, received his infantry training at Camp Wheeler, Macon, Georgia and arrived in North Africa on October 25th. He was then sent to Italy where he was killed on November 30th, only 35 days after his arrival there.

He was survived by his parents and three brothers, Pvt. FC Paul Sisson, Camp Davis, NC Pvt. FC France Sisson of Geling, CA and Lake Sisson, who has just been inducted into the Armed Forces.

He is buried in Midway Church of Christ Cemetery in Fannin County, Georgia

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 July 1924
  • Date of death: 30 November 1943
  • County: Polk
  • Hometown: Isabella
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Midway Church of Christ Cemetery, Fannin Couny, Georgia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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