James Dermont Tester was born at Upton, North Carolina, the son of John Wesley Tester and Anna Ruth Cregg.
Infantry, U.S. Army
Service Number 34981334
Killed in Action — Simmerath, Aachen, North Rhine, Westphalia, Germany

Unit Campaigns: Rhineland, Belgium, France & Germany  (15 Sep 1944-21 Mar 1945); Ardennes-Alsace, Belgium & germany  (16 Dec 1944-25 Jan 1945)

PFC Tester was initially buried at the American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle in Belgium.
Interred: Salisbury National Cemetery, Section B, Site 801, Salisbury, NC

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 December 1925
  • Date of death: 9 February 1945
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Company l, 3rd battalion, 310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Bottom Panel
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