James Virgil McDaniuel enlisted on August 19, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
He was married to Ruth Alexander
Parents: Emma McDaniel
Siblings: Maude McDaniel, Robert McDaniel, Estella McDaniel, Laura McDaniel, and Ruby McDaniel
Burial December 19, 1948, Shiloh Cemetery,  Grainger County,Tennessee

The Knoxville Journal, March 2, 1945
Memorial services will be held at Loveland Baptist Church for Pfc. James V. McDaniel, 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. R.U. McDaniel of Mitchell Springs, who was killed in action in France in August. Private McDaniel was first reported wounded in action and a later War Department message stated that he had died of his wounds. He entered the service Sept. 9, 1943, and took his basic training at Camp Wheeler, Ga. He went overseas in May, 1944, and was serving wtih the infantry when killed. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Miss Betty McDaniel; four brothers, Ralph, Billy, Earl and Junior McDaniel. Pfc. McDaniel was a member of Mitchell Springs Baptist Church.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 July 1915
  • Date of death: 9 August 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Mitchell Springs
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 12th Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shiloh Cemetery, Grainger County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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