Homer Elwood Kirkland was the son of Charlie Johnson Kirkland and Bessie Caroline Hooker. He entered the Army in March, 1941 and received his training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. He had been overseas since February and was killed in action in France. Pfc Kirkland is buried at Mt. Zion Bapt. Cem., Loudon Co., Tn

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 March 1918
  • Date of death: 28 August 1944
  • County: Monroe
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery, Loudon, Loudon County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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