James Robert Huff was born 3 March 1921, Loudon, Tennessee William Ebenezer Huff and Ada Frances McCrowsky. Brother of Sgt. Henry Mccroskey Huff. He graduated at Loudon High and was a star player on both the basketball and football teams.

93rd F.G.T. Gpl AAF, Hq & Hq Squadron

Pvt Huff died of wounds on 15 October 1943, occurring due to an accident at Laguna Madres Sub-Base in Bayview, Texas. A .45 cal. bullet fatally wounded him in the chest. He resided at the Army Air Field at Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas at the time of his death.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 March 1921
  • Date of death: 15 October 1943
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Loudon
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 93rd F.G.T. Gpl AAF, Hq & Hq Squadron
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Steekee Cemetery, Loudon, Loudon County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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