Born 15 January 1920

Private First Class Goforth was assigned to the 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on 4 May 1945. At that time, the 7th Infantry Division was engaged in the battle for Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands. He is interred at E,0,286, Honolulu Memorial Cemetery, Hawaii.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1920
  • Date of death: 4 May 1945
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Rockwood
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Okinawa
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Top Panel
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