J.C. James West was born in Lenoir City, Tennessee. He was the son of Joe West of 713 West Vine Avenue.

J.C. West was initially buried at Paestum Cemetery at Mount Soprano, Italy and reburied at the Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy, F, 10, 39

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 May 1924
  • Date of death: 7 August 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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