Lonzo Eugene Campbell was born on  6 February 1922 in Rhea, Tennessee. He was the son of John Thomas Campbell and Minnie Elizabeth Coxey. He was married to Leola Campbell and father of Carol Campbell.
Died 25 November 1944

Private First Class
Lonzo Campbell enlisted 14 November 1942 – Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He served with the 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division, Company H. He was killed during the battle of Leyte on 25 November 1944, during combat in the Ormoc Valley.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 9 February 1949
Funeral services for Pfc. Lonzo E. (Bill)  Campbell of Birchwood, who was killed in action Nov. 25, 1944, on Leyte, will be held at Washington Church. A native of Meigs County, Pfc. Campbell attended East View School and entered the service in November, 1942. He served as a machine gunner with an infantry unit. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Tom Campbell, and a daughter, Carol Campbell, both of Birchwood; eight brothers,  Luther and Ray Campbell, Chattanooga; Jess and Claude of Michigan; Dewitt, Jasper, Denton and Arnold Campbell, Birchwood; three sisters, Mrs. William Gennoe, Mrs. Henry Shadden and Mrs. Howard Collins, Birchwood.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 February 1922
  • Date of death: 25 November 1944
  • County: Meigs
  • Hometown: Birchwood
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Leyte
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Montgomery Cemetery, Dayton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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