Elmer John Shull was the son of John Blaine Shull and Pearl Taylor. Husband of Rhoda V. Hoss and father of Patsy Ann Shull.

Elmer Shull was initially buried at Saint-Jean Cemetery, Besançon, France and reburied at Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France, A, 27. 34
–Submitted by Mrs. Joann Ramsey

The Johnson City Press, 22 October 1944
Pfc. Elmer J. Shull, 26-year-old infantryman, was killed in action in Southern France September 13, the War Department has notified his wife, who lives in Elizabethton, route 4. After entering Army service September 29, 1943, Private Shull trained at Camp Blanding, Fla., and Fort George G. Meade, Md. He went overseas in March of this year and had been with the Fifth Army in Italy, seeing action on the Anzio beachhead and in the battle for Rome. A 1936 graduate of Happy Valley High School, he worked at an Elizabethton rayon plant in civilian life. Surviving besides his widow are a daughter, Patsy Ann of Elizabethton; parents, Mr. and Mrs. John B. Shull of Johnson City, route 5; two sisters, Mrs. Bob Roberts of Bristol, Va., and Mattie Shull of Johnson City and two brothers, also in the Army overseas, Cpl. Joseph N. (Bill) Shull in Iran and Pfc. Lounial C. Shull, in New Guinea.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 August 1918
  • Date of death: 13 September 1944
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Elizabethton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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