Born 27 July 1922
Killed in Action 1 November 1943
Buried at Neva Cemetery, Neva, TN

15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Company I

The Johnson County News, Mountain City, November 11, 1948
Pvt. James McCoy body returning. Two hundred and seven Tennessee World War II dead are among the 7,129 American dead who have been returned to the United States from Europe aboard the Army Transport Lawrence Victory, Lieut. Col. Dan L. Miller, Chief of Memphis General Depot’s American Graves registration Division announced today. Included in the list of returned war dead is Pvt. James W. McCoy, son of Miljard F. McCoy of Route 1, Neva.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 July 1922
  • Date of death: 1 November 1943
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Neva
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Greene Community Cemetery, Crackers Neck, Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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