Private Haynes was Killed in Action on Luzon, the Philippines, February 11, 1945.

Pvt. Roy A. (Sam) Haynes, formerly of Dandridge and brother of Mrs. Edgar L. Parrott, of Knoxville, was killed in action Feb. 11 on Luzon, his father, Raymond S. Haynes, New Castle, Ind., wa snotified. Pvt. Haynes was a native of Dandridge, but had lived five years prior to service in New Castle. He entered service with the National Guard in 1941, trained at Camp Shelby, Miss., and Camp Livingston, La., and went overseas in December, 1943. He saw service in the Hawaiian Islands, New Guinea and later Luzon. Surviving besides his father and sister, are six brothers, Sgt. Adrian R., Germany, Pfc. Raymond E. Jr., in the Pacific, James W., Frnak, John R., and Eugene Haynes, all of New Castle.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 April 1918
  • Date of death: 11 February 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Dandridge
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 152nd Infantry, 38th Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Luzon, the Philippines
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shady Grove Cemetery, Dandridge, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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