Ralph McFall was born on 5 January 1924 to James B. McFall and Josephine “Josie” Fair. Siblings: Lura McFall, Berl McFall, Frank McFall, and J.C. McFall
He enlisted on January 7, 1941, in Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA
Died 21 December 1944
Buried at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, Company A

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 13 January 1945
Pfc. Ralph McFall, son of Mrs. Josie McFall, 210 Emmett Street, was killed in Belgium on Dec. 21, his family has been notified. He was 21 years old. Pfc. McFall volunteered four years ago. He had been overseas two years, and was with Lt. Gen. George S. Patton’s Third Army. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. Lura Paul of Knoxville; three brothers, Seaman Second Class Burl H. McFall, somewhere in the Pacific, Ship’s Cook Second Class Frank McFall, stationed in San Diego, Calif., and J.C. McFall of Knoxville. Before entering service, Pfc. McFall attended Stair Technical High School and was employed at Lane’s Drug Store. He was a member of the Logan Street Baptist Church.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 January 1924
  • Date of death: 21 December 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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