Born 4 June 1921
Died non Battle 9 October 1942


Cpl Herron enlisted on 23 May 1941 at Montgomery in Alabama. He died at Ouachita, Louisiana. He is buried at Herron Cemetery, Hawkins County in Tennessee.

Rogersville Review, October 15, 1942
Cpl Willie Herron, on the reader’s right, is shown with his buddy, “Zaz” Sullivan. Willie was drowned last Thursday when the boat in which he was riding, overturned on a lake in Monroe, La. Sullivan is in New Caledonia.

The Kingsport News, 12 October 1942
Rogersville – Funeral services will be held Mondat for Cpl. Willie Herron, U.S. Army, who was drowned at Monroe, La., Thursday. The services will be conducted from Hickory Cove Baptist church, with burial in the Herron family cemetery.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Herron of Rogersville.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 June 1921
  • Date of death: 9 October 1942
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Rogersville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Herron Cemetery, Hawkins County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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