Henry Clay Daugherty died in the South Pacific. Son of Henry Clay Daugherty and Floria Evalee DeSha.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 4 November 1944
Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Daugherty, 2600 Olive Street, parents of T/Sgt Henry C. Daugherty, Jr., previously reported killed in action on Biak Island, Sept. 27, have received word from his captain confirming the army report and explaining how their son met death in that area. The captain wrote that Sgt. Daugherty was killed in the crash of his plane while on a mission to a near-by location, adding that the cause of the crash was undetermined. Sgt. Daugherty was buried with full military honors in a “beautiful cemetery overlooking the sea,” with last rites said by an army chaplain. The chaplain extended his sympathy and that of his command to the parents. Memorial services will be held for Sgt. Daugherty at the Chamberlain Avenue Baptist Church, where he held membership, on Nov. 12. His father is a veteran of World War I.
- Rank: Technical Sergeant
- Date of birth: 27 September 1922
- Date of death: 27 September 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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