Cecil Elmore was born on 25 March 1915 at Fulton, Kentucky, the son of Samuel Elmore and Minnie Tosh. Husband of Marie Miller and father of Paul Elmore, Cecil MacArthur Elmore and a daughter.
He Died of Wounds 5 November 1944
798th Anti Aircraft Artillery Battalion, Battery C

Buried at Fredonia Cemetery, Crossville, Cumberland County, Tennessee

Crossville Chronicle, December 16, 1948
Last rites for Pvt. Cecil Elmore were held at Fredonia Church December 12. Burial followed in the cemetery nearby with military rites given by members of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts.
The remains arrived here Wednesday, December 8, accompanied by Sgt. Emmerson Hampsted of Knoxville, and were at Bilbrey Funeral Home until Saturday when they were taken to the home of Mrs. Dick Hamby. So far as the Chronicle is able to learn, his father Sam Elmore, is the only survivor. Pvt. Elmore died Nov. 5, 1944 as a result of wounds received in action.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 March 1915
  • Date of death: 5 November 1944
  • County: Cumberland
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 798th Anti Aircraft Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fredonia Cemetery, Crossville, Cumberland County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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