Earl Lee Bloomer was born on 2 August 1919, the son of Hiram Willis “Harm” Bloomer and Mary Susan Wolfe.
Died 27 March 1944 at Fort Lewis, Pierce, Washington

959th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C

Rogersville Review, April 6, 1944
Funeral services for Sgt. Earl L. Bloomer, who was accidentally killed at Fort Lewis, Washington on March 27th, were held Tuesday at 1:30 at the Friendship Baptist church, conducted by the Rev. Grant Lawson. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Sgt. Bloomer, who was 24 years of age, was the son of Mrs. Mary Bloomer of the Friendship community near Treadway. He had been in the army about three years. The body of the deceased was shipped here from Washington, and arrived on Monday. Pfc. Lewis Messa accompanied the body here. Four soldiers, three of whom were comrades of the deceased man, acted as pallbearers. They were, Sgt Joe Burton of Rogersville, Sgt Stanley Nowak and Sgt. Melville C. Black of Indiana, and Pfc. Ray Lipe of Rogersville.
Sgt Bloomer is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Bloomer, three brothers, E.H. and Edsel of Treadway and R.N. of Eidson; one sister, Mrs. Nancy Helton of treadway.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 August 1919
  • Date of death: 27 March 1944
  • County: Hancock
  • Hometown: Treadway
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 959th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Amyx Family Cemetery, Friendship, Hawkins County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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