Captain John T. Byerly died of wounds in Germany. He is buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, the Netherlands.

“Thank you for the rights I so enjoy today. Thank God for the Soldier, Thank God for freedom. I will remember you always. You will never be forgotten. May you live forever in our hearts.”
-Submitted by Roger Cobben (in picture below), who has adopted his grave at Margraten

If you have further information on John T. Byerly, please contact Roger Cobben as follows:

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 October 1914
  • Date of death: 23 May 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 959th Field Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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