Private First Class James Ulys Housley

Killed in action on Leyte Islands, November 28, 1944, while serving with the 126th Infantry.

A memorial to Pfc. Housley is located at Hickory Valley Cemetery, Loudon County, Tennessee

The Knoxville Journal, February 1, 1945
Pfc. James U. Housley was killed in action on Leyte, Nov. 28, his mother, Mrs. Sally Housley of Lenoir City has been notified. Private Housley entered service in October, 1943, and had been overseas two years. Two brothers are in service, Cpl. Lonnie Housley has been in service three years and has seen action in France and Luxembourg. Sgt. Clyde E. Housley has been in service four years and overseas two. He is not in action in Germany.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 March 1916
  • Date of death: 28 November 1944
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Lenoir City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hickory Valley Cemetery, Loudon County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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