Private Wilmer Wayne Hatmaker #34504724 US Army. Was born in 1922 to Lelon and China Hatmaker in Tennessee. He had a brother Glen Hatmaker. He enlisted on the 8th of January 1943 at Fort Oglethorpe Georgia.
He was assigned to the 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division. The 104th began Operation Queen, attacking Stolberg, Germany on the 16th of November 1944, against heavy resistance.
Private Hatfield was killed in action on 18th of November 1944. His awards include the Purple Heart.
Buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium, E, 7, 55.
- Rank: Private
- Date of death: 18 November 1944
- County: Campbell
- Hometown: Jacksboro
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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