Lloyd Clarence Goolsbe attended Knoxville High School
-Enlisted in the Marine Corps on September 21, 1940, in New Orleans, LA
-Served at the Marine Barracks in Parris Island, SC, from October to November 1940
-Served in the Provisional Company K in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in December 1940
-Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on May 28, 1948 (Section B, Plot 5880)
-Wife: Mrs. Lloyd C. Goolsbe, 1148 Luttrell Street, Knoxville

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 23 March 1944
Marine Sgt. Lloyd C. Goolsbe has been killed in action in the South Pacific, according to his mother, Mrs. Sylvester Goolsbe, 229 Haywood Avenue, and his wifee, the former Miss Margaret Courtney, 1148 Luttrell Street. Sgt. Goolsbe, 23, joined the Marines four years ago after attending Knoxville High. A younger brother, Pvt. Arthur L. Goolsbe, is in England. Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Roy Chambers and Miss Gertrude Goolsbe of Knoxville. Sgt. Goolsbe went to the Pacific almost two years ago, but his family had never learned in what local area he was stationed. He had seen much action.

  • Rank: Platoon Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 November 1920
  • Date of death: 22 February 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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