James Robert Shultz was born on 5 May 1925 to Ernest and Rinda T. Shultz. He was married to Mary Leasty Phillips Shultz and they had a son James Shultz Jr. Pvt Shultz was killed in action on 10 October 1944 in France. He is buried at Phillips Cemetery, Newport, TN


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 May 1925
  • Date of death: 10 October 1944
  • County: Sevier
  • Hometown: Cosby
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Company C, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Jonas Phillips Family Cemetery, Cocke County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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