HAGER PVT (WW II), ELDON HAROLD "BUD" - Boone County, West Virginia | ELDON HAROLD "BUD" HAGER PVT (WW II) - West Virginia Gravestone Photos

Eldon Harold "Bud" HAGER PVT (WW II)

George Hager (Meadow Fork of Hewett) Cemetery
Boone County,
West Virginia

Birth: Mar. 27, 1922
Death: Aug. 7, 1943
Sicilia, Italy


Parents:
Lorenzo Delmer Hager (1886 - 1933)
Minnie Cleo Woods Hager (1894 - 1974)

Siblings:
Carmel Hager**
Normal D. Hager (1908 - 1959)**
Ruby Hager Burgess - Baisden (1911 - 1975)**
Virginia Pauline Hager Hager (1918 - 2013)*
Doris L. Hager (1920 - 1989)*
Eldon Harold "Bud" Hager (1922 - 1943)
Mary M. "Sue" Hager Gore (1924 - 1993)*
Baby Girl Hager (1926 - 1926)*
Charles Hager (1932 - 2004)*

Bud Hager was the son of Delmer "Dell" and Minnie "Woods" Hager
of Meadow Fork of Hewett W.Va.
He gave his life that we can have freedom.

They didn't send his body home until I believe it was 1949 and that was when he was buried in the George Hager Cemetery on Meadow Fork of Hewett. Where his Daddy is also buried. But his Mother Minnie Hager is buried on the Hager Farm on up the hollow about 2 miles in the Minnie Hager Cemetery.
Brother to:

Doris Hager d/o Minnie
Normal D. Hager s/o Caroline



Ruby "Hager" Burgess Baisden d/o Caroline buried at Bias Branch W.Va.
Charles Hager buried in Ga.
Mary M. "Sue" "Hager" Gore buried on Missouri of Hewett W.Va.
Nelda "Hager" Howell m/ John Howell
Pauline "Hager" Hager m/ Ona Hager
William Hager m/ Janet "Barker" Hager
Twin siter to William "Ma Miscarried on a visit to Clay Co. and carried Dad full term"
Baby Girl Hager 1926 is buried in the White Cemetery at Van W.Va.

Charleston Gazette
Charleston, West Virginia
Friday, April 1, 1949
Page 12

PVT. Eldon H. Hager To Be Buried Sunday
Service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Meadow Fork Chapel for PVT. Eldon Harold Hager, 21, son of Mrs. Minnie Hager of Hewett and the late Delmer D. Hager. He was killed August 7, 1943, in Tunisia, while serving with the Army. The Rev. Charles Spencer of Hewett will officiate. Burial will be in Clover Hill Cemetery.
In addition to his mother, PVT Hager is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Ona Hager, Mrs. Willard Core and Miss Lorene Hager, all of Hewett, and Miss Nelda Hager of Jeffrey; two brothers, William and Charles at home; and a half sister, Mrs. Clarence Burgess of Gordon. The body is at Hunter and Hunter mortuary in Madison and will be taken to his mother's home at 4 p.m. today.

Charleston Gazette
Charleston, West Virginia
Saturday, September 4, 1943
Page 3

Three West Virginians Dead, Missing in Action
Three southern West Virginia soldiers were listed yesterday as casualties by the War Department.
Killed in Action in the North African area which includes Sicily were PVT William F. Collinsworth, son of Mrs. Erie Nichols of Mead, Raleigh County, and PVT Eldon H. Hager, son of Minnie C. Hager of Hewett, Boone County.
Staff SGT. Kosta Glannaras, son of Vasiolax Glannaras of Whitesville, is missing in action in the Southwest Pacific area.

Obits from Charleston paper Supplid by: Melissa R.

Contributed on 10/13/14 by william_cm_com
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Record #: 136

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Submitted: 10/13/14 • Approved: 10/13/14 • Last Updated: 10/13/14 • R136-G0

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