Jerrel Lee Musick was born on 4 January 1920, the son of Elexious Worley Musick and Gracie Cora Couch. Husband of Virginia Catherine Davis and father of Bennett Lee Musick.

He enlisted in the Marine Corps June 29, 1944, and took his training at Parris Island, SC. Later he was transferred to Camp Lejeune, NC, and from there to the Pacific. He was wounded by enemy mortar barrage on March 8, 1945, on Iwo Jima and died the next day.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 January 1920
  • Date of death: 9 March 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 21st Marines, 3rd Marine Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Iwo Jima
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Kingsport City Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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