Charles Twiller Thompson was born 16 May 1920 in Knoxville, tennessee. He was the son of James Taylor Thompson and  Rosa Evalyle Branson. Afther his father died in 1928, his mother remarried with John Calaway Lewis. Charles was married to Drama Arlie Branson and father of Charles Eugene Thompson and James Thompson
He died of wounds 22 November 1944 in Germany.
Buried at Clapps’ Chapel Cemetery, Corryton, TN

The Knoxville Journal, 28 December 1944
Overseas less than three weeks, Pvt. Charles T. Thompson of Corryton, 24, died of wounds received in Germany Nov. 22, his widow, Mrs. Drama Thompson, has been informed by the Army.
Trained at Fort McClellan, Ala., he had been in service seven months. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis; one brothers, Roscoe Thompson of Corryton; four half-sisters, Mrs. Velma Mayes., Mrs. Mattie Simmons, Mrs. Anna Lee Barber and Miss Shirley Lewis; three half-brothers, Bedford, Govan and John Thompson; and two sons, Gene and Lynn Thompson.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 May 1920
  • Date of death: 22 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Corryton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Company F
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Clapps’ Chapel Cemetery, Corryton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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