Jack Haire was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Thomas Edward Haire and Lula Belle Key. He enlisted on September 25, 1941, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville

Co. F of 158th Infantry

Killed at Arawe, New Britain

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, February 3, 1944
Mrs. Lula Haire, Washington Pike, Route 6, has received official notice from the War Department that her son, Pfc. Jack Haire was killed in action on New Britain Isles Jan. 16. Pfc. Haire, a member of an infantry detachment, had been in service two years. He is remembered as a caddy at the Municap Golf course here, and as an amateur golfer. He has two brothers in the service, Pfc. Richard Haire, in Camp Butler, and Marine Pfc. Ralph Haire, San Diego, Calif.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 August 1916
  • Date of death: 16 January 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 158th Infantry
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: American Defense Medal, American Theater Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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