Oliver Earl Mayo was born in Bridgeport, Alabama to William Mayo and Lena Martin Mayo.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 17 April 1945
Lt. Oliver E. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Mayo, North Chattanooga, was reported killed in Germany, April 4, the war Department informed his parents. Lt. May was killed four days after rejoining his unit of the Ninth Army’s 29th Division, now pushing the drive into Germany.
He is survived by his parents; three brothers, Sgt. Ivan Mayo, now overseas; Sgt. William W. Mayo, also overseas, and S1C Jack Mayo, with a navy unit in an undisclosed theater.
Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, D, 14, 28
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Date of birth: 17 November 1921
- Date of death: 4 April 1945
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
- Burial/Memorial Location: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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