James Gilbert Sims was born at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 11 February 1925, the son of Benjamin Franklin Sims and Willie Belle Brewer.
Died non Battle 7 September 1943
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, V, 14562.

159th Engineer Combat Battalion

PVt Sims was stationed at Fort Ethan Allen in Vermont and died at Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont of a gunshot wounds, received accidentally at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont at the age of 18.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 February 1925
  • Date of death: 7 September 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 159th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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