Dudley Owen Nash was born 16 March 1921 at Rutledge, Tennessee, to Osia Kendrick Nash and Myra Daisey Hixon
He died 20 February 1944

128th Infantry Regiment, 321 Division, Company I

Pvt Nash was killed in action at Gabumi, New Guinea. He was returned from British Guinea, USAF Cemetery Finschaffen No. 1, New Guinea. Buried at the Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 5879

The Knoxville Journal, June 18, 1943
Rutledge, June  РPvt. Dudley O. Nash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Osia Nash, Rutledge, is now somewhere in Australia. Pvt. Nas received his traning at Camp Wolters, Texas; Fort George Meade, Maryland and was stationed at Camp Stonemen, Calif., before going overseas.

The Knoxville Journal, 25 July 1944
Dudley O. Nash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Osa Nash, was killed in action Feb. 20, according to a War Department message received by his parents. He had been in service in New Guinea for five months. Survivors, besides the parents, include three sisters, Mrs. Lester Waller of Morristown, Mrs. Herbert Cox of Morristown, and Mrs. Thomas White of Rutledge; three brothers, Frank Nash, Clifford Nash and Ray Kenneth Nash of Rutledge.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 March 1921
  • Date of death: 20 February 1944
  • County: Grainger
  • Hometown: Rutledge
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 128th Infantry Regiment, 321st Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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