James Calvin Trantham was born 26 March 1896, Tennessee to Luther and Rebecca Tranham. He received his training at Nashville and Greenville in South Carolina before sailing to Europe. He was killed in action in France on 30 September 1918.


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 March 1896
  • Date of death: 30 September 1918
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company G, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Forest Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Parrottsville, Cocke County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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