Corporal Roy L. Webber was killed in action in France. He was the husband of Mrs. Della Mae Webber of Route 7, Knoxville. He was repatriated back to the United States after the war and funeral services were held December 13, 1948, at Piney Grove Baptist Church with burial following in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Cpl. Roy L. Webber, 22, son of E.C. Webber, Route 3, Knoxville, was killed June 6, 1945 in France. The body will arrive at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday over the L&N Railroad and will be taken to Berry’s Funeral Home.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Della Mae Webber, Knoxville; daughter, Linda Mae Webber; tow sisters, Mrs. James A. Ford, Knoxville and Mrs. Noah Merritt of Kingsport.
Cpl. Webber served with the 74th Tank Battalion. Funeral arrangement had not been announced yesterday.

Technician Fifth Class
749th Tank Battalion, Company C


  • Rank: Technician Fifth Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 June 1923
  • Date of death: 6 January 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 749th Tank Battalion, Company C
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Piney Grove Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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