James Oley Hale was born on 20 February 1921 at Rockwood, Tennessee
Died 8 March 1944

Private First Class
168th Anti Aircraft Artillery Battalion, Battery C

The Dayton Herald, April 20, 1944
Pfc. James O. Hale, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hale of Spring City Route 2, who was killed in the Aleutian Islands on March 8. Pfc. Hale, who was with an anti-aircraft battalion, entered the service on Sept. 11, 1942. Before going overseas, he was stationed at a Prisoner of War camp at Crossville. He was a member of the Smyrna Baptist church.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 February 1921
  • Date of death: 8 March 1944
  • County: Rhea
  • Hometown: Rockwood
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 168th Anti Aircraft Artillery Battalion, Battery C
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Smyrna Cemetery, Evansville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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