Delmar Lihn Hand was born on 7 February 1922 to John Buchanan Hand and Minnie Movella Blevins. Husband of Maude Elizabeth Sweet.
Died of Wounds 15 November 1944

Technician Fifth Class
916th Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Battery

T/5 Hand was born in Tennessee. He enlisted on 31 October 1942 at Cleveland, Ohio.

The Bristol Herald Courier, 11 June 1949
Funeral services for T/5 Delmer Hand, who was killed in Italy, November 15, 1944, will be conducted at Damascus Baptist Church.  Surviving are his wife, Maude Hand, two children, Margaret and Johnny Hand, all of Cleveland, Ohio; his father, John Hand, Damascus; three brothers, Henry Hand, Detroit, Mich., Carl and Paul Hand, both of Damascus; and six sisters, Mrs. Mary Stigall, Shady Valley, Mrs. Margaret Widner, Detroit, Mrs. Willie Hammond, Derby, Va., Miss Katherine Hand, Detroit, and Misses Susie and Shirley Hand, Damascus.

  • Rank: Technician 5th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 February 1922
  • Date of death: 15 November 1944
  • County: Johnson
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 916th Field Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mock Cemetery, Damascus, Washington County, Virginia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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