Samuel E. Poore was born 23 June 1918
Killed in Action 9 August 1944 by strafing of Allied planes while he was a prisoner of war in Germany. He had been a prisoner only two days when killed, captured on 7 August 1944 in France.

117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, Company D

He is buried at Brown Cemetery, Holston Valley, TN.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 June 1918
  • Date of death: 9 August 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Brown Cemetery, Holston Valley, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Bottom Panel
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