Wendell Phillips Imes was born on June 8, 1916, in Plainfield, New Jersey and was the son of  William Lloyd Imes and Grace Virginia Frank. His father was president of Knoxville College. He was married to Anita Lloyd Rogers. He lived in Philadelphia in 1920 and resided in New York, NY, in the 1940s. He enlisted in New York City on May 1, 1942

370th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division, Company C
Buried at Florence American Cemetery in Via Cassia, Italy

The Knoxville Journal, December 30, 1944
Second Lt. Wendell P. Imes, 28, son of Dr. And Mrs. William Lloyd Imes, was killed in action Dec. 4 in Italy, the War Department has announced. The Lieutenant was the only son of Dr. Imes, Knoxville College president, and was educated in Philadelphia and New York City. He attended New York University, where he majored in art education and was employed in the business office of the New York City YMCA for three years before entering the service in May, 1942. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry in November, 1943. His wife, Anita Rodgers Imes, lives in Chicago. He is also survived by a sister, Hope Mathilde Imes of Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 June 1916
  • Date of death: 4 December 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 370th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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