Eulis Ray Long was born on 5 October 1921 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, only child of Eulis Alexander Long and Ida Baker.
Died non Battle 29 May 1944 in Florida

U.S. Army

The Chattanooga Daily Times,  30 May 1944
Two soldiers and a civilian were killed by two separate lightning bolts far apart at Drew Field during a thundershower today. The civilian was A.R. Parker, 62, who was riding an electric sweeping machine on the flight ramp of one of the hangars. Two soldiers, who were on training duty several blocks away, were identified by the Drew public relations office as Cpl. Eulis Ray Long, 2311 Glass Street, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Cpl. Charles Cain, 602 Lock Avenue, Louisville, Ky.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 October 1921
  • Date of death: 29 May 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Aircraft Warning Unit Training Center (AWUTC)
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga Memorial Park, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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