Lewis Garnett Plummer was born on 24 August 1921, the son of Garnet Elbert “Stogue” Plummer and Nannie Gay Phipps. He graduated from Holston Valley High school and was eployed at Big Jack Mfg., Co., before entering the army. He suffered a minor wound November 20 and returned to his company December 6, his death occurring six days later, on 12 December 1944.

Buried at Weaver Cemetery, Bristol, TN

Staff Sergeant
414th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division

The Evening Herald Courier, 18 December 1947
Funeral services for S-Sgt. Lewis G. Plummer, 23, killed in action somewhere in Germany, Dec. 12, 1944, will be conducted at the Weaver Union Church. Burial will be in the Weaver Cemetery. S-Sgt. Plummer entered the armed forces, Nov. 16, 1942, trained at Camp Adair, Oregon, Phoenix, Arizona and Camp Carson, Colorado before going overseas in Aug. 1944. He served with the 414th Infantry Regiment in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Plummer and one sister  Miss Marion Plummer.

  • Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 August 1921
  • Date of death: 12 December 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 414th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Weaver Cemetery, Bristol, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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