Charles Forest Hodge Jr. was born 6 June 1914 at New Port, Tennessee, the son of Charles Forest Hodge Sr. and Edith Delina Balch.
Died 16 November 1944 in France
Buried at Union Cemetery, Newport, TN

First Lieutenant
10th Armored Division, 3rd Tank Battalion, Company A

Plain Talk and Tribune, August 12, 1948
The body of First Lt. Charles Hodge, Jr., age 30, who was killed in action November 16, 1944 in France will be returned to Newport Fiday, August 13 at 4:45 P.M. Lt. Hodge was inducted into the Army in June 1941. He received his training at Camp Polk, La., Fort Benning,Ga., and Camp Gordon, Ga. He also attended Officers Candidate School and Tank Maintainance School at Fort Knox, Ky. He landed in France September 12, 1944 and was in General Patton’s 3rd Army with the 10th Armored Division, 3rd Tank Battalion. He was buried at Limey, France in a Temporary U.S. Cemetery.
Lt. Hodge is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marie Sanderson Hodge and son Charles III of St. Louis, Mo.; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hodge of Newport; two sisters, Mrs. Alexander Buda Jr., of Newport and Miss Betty Hodge of Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 June 1914
  • Date of death: 16 November 1944
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 10th Armored Division, 3rd Tank Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Union Cemetery, Newport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: John B. Romeiser

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