Orville F. Hensley was born 7 July 1919 to Richard Arthur Hensley and Amanda Elvira Foster.
He died non Battle on 13 June 1943

Private First Class
Company D, 1st Staging Area B.N. US Army

PFC Hensley died in North Africa. He is buried at Hensley Family Cemetery #3, Unicoi County, Tennessee.

The Erwin Record, June 3, 1948
The body of Pfc. Orville F. Hensley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Hensley, R.2, Erwin, is among the 2,530 American World War II dead being returned to the United States from Africa aboard the United States Army Transport Barney Kirschbaum. Armed forces dead originally interred in temporary military cemeteries near the battlefields of North Africa are among those being returned. Pfc. Hensley’s body is being sent to the Charlotte Distribution Center.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 July 1919
  • Date of death: 13 June 1943
  • County: Unicoi
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Company D, 1st Staging Area B.N.
  • Theater: North Africa
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hensley Family Cemetery #3, Unicoi County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Top Panel
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