PFC David Ray Guy was killed in action in the invasion of Normandy, France. Guy had been in service 11 months and overseas five months. Before entering the service he was employed at the Aluminum Company. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Guy, formerly employed at Roxie’s Beauty Shoppe, and 2 small children, one of whom he had never seen. Mrs. Guy and children are making their home on Route 6.”

The remains of Private First Class Guy were returned to the United States aboard the U. S. Army Transport Greenville Victory early July 1948. His body arrived in Maryville on July 13, 1948.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 November 1915
  • Date of death: 12 July 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Maryville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 331st Infantry Regiment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Grandview Cemetery, Maryville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Bottom Panel
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