Born 3 November 1917, South Carolina
Died 8 December 1944
Buried at Graceland Cemetery, Greenville, SC

307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division, Company M

Plain Talk and Tribune, February 15, 1945
Pvt. Lucas Gentry, who was killed in action December 8, on Leyte, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Gentry of Greeneville, formerly of Cocke county.
Pvt Gentry has been in service since December 5, 1942 and has been overseas since February of 1944. He has seen action in Guam as well as on Leyte. Besides his parents, he is survived by four brothers.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 November 1917
  • Date of death: 8 December 1944
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Greenville, Sc
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purpe Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Graceland Cemetery, Greenville, SC
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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