Jack Edward Byron was born in 1918 in Tennessee to Ellis Courtland Byron and Imogen Woollen. He was married to Dorothy Rose Schild and had a seven-month old son, Jackie. His brother Private Ellis Courtland Byron died in 1942.
He was a graduate of Rhea Central High School in Dayton was employed at a drug store in Burbank, California  where he volunteered for service in January, 1941. He went oversease in December, 1943.
Lt. Byron was Killed in Action, October 16, 1944 in Italy and initially buried at Pietramala Cemetery at Mount Beni, Italy and reburied at Florence American Cemetery, E, 4, 3

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 July 1918
  • Date of death: 16 October 1944
  • County: Rhea
  • Hometown: Dayton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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