Rayford Coy Paskell was born in Grainger County, Tennessee, the son of Coy Ray Paschall and Ellen Owens.

22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Company G

Pvt Paskell was initially buried at Ste-Mère-Eglise No. 2, Carentan, France.

He later was buried in Knoxville National Cemetery on July 23, 1948 (Section A, Plot 5694)
He was one of four bodies of Knoxville men returned to the United States aboard the U.S. Army transport Greeneville Victory.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 February 1925
  • Date of death: 10 July 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Company G, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Kathie Webster

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