Harve Richard McCaslin was the son of John Arlie Leslie McCaslin and Martha Maggie Barton Howell.
23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, 3rd Battalion

He was killed in action on Iwo Jima.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, May 8, 1948
The body of Cpl. Harvey R. McCaslin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlie L. McCaslin of Englewood, one of McMinn County’s World War II dead, arrived in Englewood this afternoon and was removed to the McCaslin home. Funeral services will be held from Englewood Methodist Church. Burial with military honors, directed by Company A., Tennessee National Guard of Etowah, will be at Sunrise Cemetery, Englewood.
Cpl. McCaslin, who served with the U.S. Army,, was killed in action at Iwo Jima, South Pacific, March 2, 1944. Surviving besides his parents, are four sisters, Mrs. Bernard Jenkins and Miss Martha McCaslin, both of Oak Ridge; Mrs. Hayden Thompson, and Mrs. Lawrence Webb, both of Englewood; three brothers, Jimmy, Billy and Johnny Mack McCaslin, all of Englewood.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 March 1923
  • Date of death: 2 March 1945
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Vonore
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Iwo Jima
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sunrise Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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