Eugene Grosclose was born on September 13, 1921, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of James William Groseclose and Fannie Marie Strutton. He married to Cora Belle Rogers in Knoxville, TN. Pvt. Grosclose was employed at Sanford- Day Iron works before enlisting on November 9, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA.
He died on September 13, 1944 of wounds received in action in Belgium.

Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery (Section B Site 5889)
He was returned from Fosse-Namur in Belgium.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 September 1921
  • Date of death: 13 September 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 24th Tank Battalion, 13th Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
  • Sponsored by: George G. Smith

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