Harry Clifton Hensley Jr., 19, was killed in action in Germany. He entered the service September 4, 1944 and received 17 weeks of basic training at Camp Croft, S.C. The soldier was serving with General Patch’s Seventh Army overseas. He had seen two months of overseas service.

Pvt. Hensley was the son of the late Harry Clifton Hensley Sr.  and Fannie Loo Charles Hamilton.  He had one sister Mary Eloise Hensley of Kingsport.

He is buried at Lorraine American Cemetery at St. Avold in France, Plot F, Row 11, Grave 27

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 June 1926
  • Date of death: 5 April 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold (Moselle), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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