John Henry Hamilton was born on 17 September 1918 at Butler, Tennessee to Robert Raymond Hamilton and Annie Elizabeth Reed
Died 7 January 1945

U.S. Army, Infantry

Sgt Hamilton was initially buried at the American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle in Belgium. Buried at the Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 6429.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 19 December 1947
Sgt. John H. Hamilton, 26, died in Belgium Jan. 7, 1945. Survivors: mother, Mrs. Anna Reed Hamilton, Butler, Tenn.; six sisters, Mrs. Raby watts, Elizabethton, Mrs. Annabell Harmon, Misses Ossie, Nettie, Beulah and Virginia Hamilton.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 September 1918
  • Date of death: 7 January 1945
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Butler
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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