Joe Floyd Henard was born on 26 June 1919 in Edison, Tennessee. he was the son of Roy Deford Henard and Sarah Hassie Robinson.
He Died 7 November 1944 in Germany


Pvt Joe Henard, 12 Nov 1947 – Kingsport, Tennessee

Blountville – The body of Private Joe Henard, son of Roy B. Henard of Blountville who was killed in action November 7, 1944 in Germany, will arrive in Bluff City. Veterans of Bluff City and Blountville will meet the body on arrival. Private Henard attended high school in Blountville. He served with the 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion. Following his death in Germany, the body was taken back through the lines for burial in Belgium. Survivors are his father, three brothers, Pat and Marx, Blountville and Ray Henard, Kingsport; three sisters, Mrs. Gertie Case, Surgoinsville; Miss Betty and Miss Mary Henard, Blountville. Full military honors will be accorded at the grave by Hammond Post No. 3 American Legion, of Kingsport. Burial will be in Millpoint Cemetery.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 June 1919
  • Date of death: 7 November 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bluff City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Millpoint Cemetery
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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