Born 25 July 1919
Died 22 May 1944
Buried at Baird Cemetery, Elk Valley, TN

Private First Class
337th Infantry Regiment, 85th Infantry Division, Company E

The Knoxville Journal, June 30, 1944
Pfc. James C. Jeffers, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Jeffers of Elk Valley, Tenn. was killed May 26. He entered the armed forces two years ago last month. Besides his parents, there are seven sisters and one brother surviving, namely:  Pfc. Vester Jeffers; Mrs. May Boling of Jellico, Tenn. Mrs. Lora Perkins of Yancy, Ky., Mrs. Etta Lewallen, Mrs. Annie Perkins, Miss Allie Jeffers and Mrs. Edna Jeffers, all of Elk Valley. Also surviving is his friend, Miss Fay Lewallen.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 July 1919
  • Date of death: 22 May 1944
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Elk Valley
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 337th Infantry Regiment, 85th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Baird Cemetery, Elk Valley, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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