James Orville Ellison was born 7 March 1918
Enlisted 27 June, 1941, Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Died 14 July 1944
Buried at Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, GA

8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, Company C

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 12, 1944
Staff Sgt. James Orville Ellison, son of Mrs. Hattie Green, 1411 Western Avenue, was killed in France July 14, according to a War Department telegram received by his wife, Mrs. Reba Ellison, of Augusta, Sgt. Ellison, employed by a lumber firm here before he entered the service, had been overseas six months. He leaves his wife, his mother, sisters, Mrs. Ida Burkett, 1411 Western Avenue; Mrs. Lela Hurst, Maryville, and half-sisters, Velva and Daisy Green, of Knoxville, and three brothers, William in the United States Navy, Curtis, in the Air Corps, and Paul, who leaves next Tuesday for the service.

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 March 1918
  • Date of death: 14 July 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, GA
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Bottom Panel
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