Wiley Howard Hedgecoth was born in Crossville, Tennessee, the son of Robert Burke Hedgecoth and Rinda Smith.

He is buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg, E, 3, 48

Crossville Chronicle, May 31, 1945
Mrs. Rinda Hedgecoth received a telegram from the War Department recent saying that her son, S-Sgt Roy Hedgecoth was slightly wounded in action on May 4th, in Germany. Another son, Wiley H. Hedgecoth was killed in action February 27th in Germany.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 April 1917
  • Date of death: 27 February 1945
  • County: Cumberland
  • Hometown: Crossville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 6th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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