Luther Ray Shope was born on 15 Octobert 1922, Yellow Creek, Graham, North Carolina, Son of Jasper Marion Shope and Minnie J. Lequire.
He enlisted on 12 December 1942 – Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Died 2 October 1944
301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division, G Company

The Greeneville Sun, July 22, 1948
Funeral services for Pfc. Luther R. Shope whose body has been returned from overseas will take place at Phillips Church at Bulls Gap.
Pfc. Shope entered the service December 12, 1942, serving with the 94 Division. He was killed in action in France October 2, 1944.


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 October 1922
  • Date of death: 2 October 1944
  • County: Monroe
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Philippi Missionary Baptist Church, Mosheim, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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