Woodrow Heatherly was born on 14 March 1916, the son of Alexander Heatherly and Susan Gray.

142nd Rgt Co F 36th ID
KIA 8 October 1944 in France
Buried at New Baker’s Forge Cemetery, LaFollette, TN

From the Campbell County Military website. Provided to the site by Tim Sheppard.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, February 6, 1945
Pvt. Woodrow Heatherley, son of Alex Heatherly, of La Follette, was killed in France on Oct. 8, his family has been notified. Pvt. Heatherly was 31 years old. He entered service in December, 1942, and went overseas in July 1944. He was with the Seventy Army. Before entering service, he was a farmer in Campbell County, He as three brothers living in Knoxville, Bill Heatherly, Lewis Road, Fountain City; Henry Heatherly, Route 7 and Kyle Heatherly, 142 Ailor Avenue and one serving in the Army, Pfc. Charles H. Heatherly who enlisted in 1941, and is stationed at Camp Kahlor, Calif.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 March 1916
  • Date of death: 8 October 1944
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: LaFollette
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w3 bronze stars and arrowhead device, World War II Victory Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Baker's Forge Cemetery, LaFollette, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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