Hermitt McGaha was born on 28 January 1909, the son of Samuel Oscar McGaha and Delia Solona.
Died non Battle 19 June 1945 in Germany
Buried at Webb’s Creek Cemetery, Sevierville, TN

Private First Class
406th Infantry Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division, Company D

The Knoxville Journal, 26 July 1945
Private First Class Hermitt McGaha died from injuried received in Germany on June 19, 1945. He was born January 28, 1909. He was 36 years, four months and 22 days of age. He entered the service the third day of May, 1944. He was first in the Anti-Aircraft, the in the infantry. He was driving a jeep at the time of his death. Survivors, wife. Mildred Webb McGaha, daughter, Florence Nadine, both of Sevierville, Route 9: mother, Mrs. Delia Schultz and step-father, Johnnie Schultz of Cosby, Route 1; one brother, Sgt. Hollis Burleson of the U.S. Air Force. Services will be held in his memory July 29 at Hill’s Creek Baptist Church. He was buried in the U.S. Military Cemetery in Holland.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 January 1909
  • Date of death: 19 June 1945
  • County: Sevier
  • Hometown: Cosby
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 406th Infantry Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Webb's Creek Cemetery, Sevierville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Bottom Panel
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