Private First Class Troy Esker Marshall served in the 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division. The 313th was involved in the battle against the fortress city of Cherbourg, France at the time of his death on 25 June 1944.

Troy was born in 1918 and was the son of Milton Hayes Marshall and Bessie Rodenia Wagner.

Pfc. Marshall was initially buried at Sainte-Mère-Eglise #2 Cemetery at Carentan France and was reburied at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, C,26,27.

Rogersville review, August 17, 1944
Pfc. Troy E. Marshall was killed in France June 25th, 1944. He is the son of Hayes Marshall of Church Hill. Troy had been in service over two years and was 26 years of age June 16th. He is survived by his father, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Wagner, five sisters and three brothers.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 June 1918
  • Date of death: 25 June 1944
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Church Hill
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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