Born 23 April 1919
Killed in Action 12 January 1945


Sgt Turner was a Tanker man, killed on Luzon. He is buried at Millican Grove Cemetery, Sevier County, Tennessee.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 3, 1945
Sgt. Hubert R. Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Turner of 2037 Jefferson Avenue, was killed in action Jan. 12 on Luzon, according to War Department notification. He participated in three invasions, serving in the Sixth Army tank division. In service since June, 1941, Sgt. Turner had been overseas two years and nine months. A brother, Ralph Turner of the Navy, also participated in the invasion of the Philippines. Sgt Turner graduated from Aspen High School, Aspen, Va., and was a member of Millican Baptist Church. Survivors include sisters, Mrs. P.L. Gann, Mrs. Pauline McCowan and Mrs. Jewell Ramsey, Knoxville and another brother, Glen Turner, Sevierville.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 April 1919
  • Date of death: 12 January 1945
  • County: Sevier
  • Hometown: Sevierville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Sixth Army Tank Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Millican Grove Cemetery, Sevier County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Bottom Panel
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