France Eroy Lothery was born on 15 September 1918 at Beech Mountain in North Carolina, the son of James William Lothery and Lillie Evans.
Died 19 August 1944
Buried at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN

Private First Class
317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division, Company F

The Johnson City Press-Chrinicle, January 9, 1944
Two sons of Mrs. James Lothery of Route 5, Johnson City, have chosen service in the Army . The elder son, Seaman Second Class Claude Robert Lothery, 33, now is stationed at the U.S. Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Ill., after entering the Navy last fall. His wife, Mrs. Ruby Lothery, lives on route 5. Pfc. France E. Lother, the younger son, is training in Arizona. Now 26 years of age, he has been in the Army aboout a year and a half.

The Elizabethton Star, October 23, 1944
Mrs. Lilly Lothery, RFD 5, Johnson City, Milligan community, has been notified by the War Departent that her son, Pfc. France E. Lothery has been killed in action in the European area.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 September 1918
  • Date of death: 19 August 1944
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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