Private First Class Walter D. Zimmerman
Killed in action in France

He served with the 100th Division, 7th Army. Enlisted March 15, 1944 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, June 10, 1945
Pfc. Walter D. Zimmerman, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.L.Zimmerman, Englewood, was killed in action in France, March 15, his relatives have been notified by the War Department. Private Zimmerman, formerly employed by the TVA at Fontana Dam, was in infantryman. He had three brothers also in the Armed Forces. Cpl. James C. Zimmerman, recently granted a discharge; Cpl. William J. Zimmerman with the Marines in the Pacific and Pfc. John H. Zimmerman in Germany

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 December 1925
  • Date of death: 15 March 1945
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Englewood
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 100th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sunrise Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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