James Thomas Hayes was born in Knox County, Tennessee, the son of James Alexander Hayes and Ellen Rose Glenn.

Buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France, D, 31, 28

He was survived by four sisters and five brothers. He was 19 years old and had been in service two years. One brother, John Hayes, served in the Pacific.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 July 1925
  • Date of death: 3 May 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Silver Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold (Moselle), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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