Jessie Price
Born 14 February 1920
Killed in Action 29 May 1943
Buried at Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, TN

32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Company B

DailyPost-Athenian, September 24, 1948
Funeral Services for Pvt. Jesse Price, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lark Price, Decatur, will be held at the Decatur Baptist Church. Price, who lost his life on the Attu Island in the South Pacific May 29, 1943, is survived by his parents and six brothers, Walter, Thomas, Jim, George, Clarence and Henry Price, all of Decatur. Pvt. Price enlisted in the Army of the United States August 29, 1942, and served with the 32nd Infantry, Company B. The Purple Heart was awarded his family.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 February 1920
  • Date of death: 29 May 1943
  • County: Meigs
  • Hometown: Peakland
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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