James Curties Harmon was born on 22 May 1919 at New Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee, the son of Clarence Curtis Harmon and Maude M. Greer. He was the husband of Irene Ellison and father of Car Floyd Harmon, Jo Ellen Harmon and Edna Mae Harmon and Nancy Lee Harmon.He died 29 November 1944 in Germany
Buried at Thompson Chapel Cemetery, Claiborne County, TN

18th Infantry, 1st Division, Company E

The Knoxville Journal, March 25, 1949
Pvt. James C. Harmon, age 25, of Monroe, Michigan, formerly of New Tazewell, Tennessee, was killed in Germany November 29, 1944, while serving with the 18th Infantry. Professed Faith in Christ February 1936. Survivors: one son, Carl; three daughters, Nancy Lee, JoEllen and Edna Mae, all of New Tazewell; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence C. Harmon, New Tazewell; two brothers, Wardon of New Tazewell and Donald of Monroe, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Shelby McBee, Knoxville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Harmon and Mr. A.J. Greet, a host of other relatives and friends.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 May 1919
  • Date of death: 29 November 1944
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: New Tazewell
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 18th Infantry, 1st Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Thompson Chapel Cemetery, Claiborne County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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