Claude Taylor Panter was born at Calbertson, North Carolina on 16 March 1924, the son of Elisha Taylor Panter and Gertrude Bell Paynter. Husband of Marie Reathel “Rethal” Curtis.  He served in the 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division in the European theater and died on 10 August 1944.

Buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery,  Copper Hill, TN


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 March 1924
  • Date of death: 10 August 1944
  • County: Polk
  • Hometown: Copperhill
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Copper Hill, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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