Oral George Day was born on 6 February 1924 in Bridgeport, Alabama to Thomas Jefferson H. “Jeff” Day and Roena Violet Stinnett.
Died 28 June 1944
Buried at Smyrna Cemetery, Dayton, TN

Private First Class
6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Company G, 2nd Battalion

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 28 July 1944
Pfc. Oral G. Day, 20, son of J.H. Day, employe of the Corley Manufacturing Company here, was killed in action in the Battle of Saipan. Pfc. Day, born and reared in Chattanooga, later moved to Dayton, Tennessee. He volunteered for the marine corps in November of 1942 and went overseas in January, 943. The message telling of his death was received July 18. He is survived by his parents; sisters, Mrs. Don E. Davis, Chattanooga; Virginia Nell Day and Geraldine Day, Dayton; brothers, Cpl. S. Jeff Day, no win North Africa; S2C Charles B. Day, Newport, R.I.; J.M. Day and Mickey Day.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 February 1924
  • Date of death: 28 July 1944
  • County: Rhea
  • Hometown: Dayton
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Smyrna Cemetery, Dayton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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