James Claude West was the son of Samuel West and Vancie Ann Britt. Husband of Edith Maude Estes and father of James Claude West.

James West was initially buried at Marigny Cemetery at Saint Lo, France and reburied at Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France, J, 16, 17

The Knoxville Journal, Aug. 25, 1944
Mrs. Edith Maud West, Morristown, has been notified by the War Department that her husband, Pfc. James C. West, is missing in action in France. Private west entered the service March 3, 1943, and has been overseas two months. He has been missing since July 20.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 September 1915
  • Date of death: 20 July 1944
  • County: Hamblen
  • Hometown: Morristown
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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