Harley Fletcher Spradlin was born on 28 February 1923, the son of Benjamin Harrison Spradlin and Waco Roach.
Died 29 July 1944
Buried New Bakers Forge Cemetery, TN
Harley Spradlin was wounded in the Normandy invasion of France, June 1944. He died as a result of these wounds July 1944 at 21 years of age. Served with the 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division.
The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 30 October 1948
PFC. Harley Spradlin, age 21, who died in St. Lo, France, from wounds received in action on July 21, 1944, arrived in La Follette. Served in Company A, 119th Inf., 30th Division. He was a graduate of Jacksboro High School. Served in CCC as clerk. Was employed by Aluminum Co. at Alcoa when he went into service. The body will be moved from Agee and Walters to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Spradlin, La Follette, R.F.D. No. 2. Survivors, father and mother, seven brothers, George, Dayton, Ohio; Whitman, Jim, Robert, Henry, Leslie and Hugh; one sister, Anna Mae Spradlin; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Roach, all of La Follette.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 28 February 1923
- Date of death: 29 July 1944
- County: Campbell
- Hometown: Alcoa
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Normandy Campaign
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Bakers Forge Memorial Cemetery, Demory, Campbell County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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