HOLLANDSWORTH (WW II), PVT EDWARD "BUDDY" - Boone County, West Virginia | PVT EDWARD "BUDDY" HOLLANDSWORTH (WW II) - West Virginia Gravestone Photos

Pvt Edward "Buddy" HOLLANDSWORTH (WW II)

Ball - Dent (Dent Fk of Meadow Fork of Hewett) Cemetery
Boone County,
West Virginia

Birth: Jul. 22, 1922
Death: Dec. 22, 1944

Parents:
Emory Hollandsworth (1888 - 1956)
Susan Hollandsworth (1886 - 1956)

Spouse:
Arnie E. Dent Varju (1923 - 2008)

"Died in the service"
s/o Mr and Mrs Emory Hollandsworth of Logan Co.
m/ Arnie Dent d/o Custer and Lola "Ferrell" Dent

I haven't been on this cemetery in years but there use to be a shed built over this grave to your left just after you entered the cemetery. His father-in-law Custer Dent I believe was under this shed also.


War: WWII
Name: Edward Emory Hollandsworth
Sex: M
Race:
County: Boone
Community: Hewett
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Pvt
Service Number: 35776205
Date of Death: 1944/12/22
Place of Death: Belgium
Cause of Death: KIA
Place of Burial: Meadow Fork Cem, Hewett Cr., Boone Co.
Unit: HdQt Co., 2nd Btn, 2nd Inf Div
Date of Birth: 1925/07/20
Place of Birth: Mud Fork, WV
Father:
Emory H.
Mother:
Spouse: Arnie Dent
Date of Marriage: 1943/03/03
Place of Marriage: Madison, Boone, WV
Children:

Date Added to Memorial: Original
Social Security Number:
Source: WV Vet Mem Application; Coal Valley News - reburial notice - 13 Nov 1947; Service Record Book of Men and Women of Madison WV and Community by Daniel Boone Post #5578 VFW (WV Archives); Logan Banner - death notice - 1/16/1945; WV Veterans Affairs, Charleston WV - bonus application
Notes: Purple Heart


CVN-13 Nov. 1947: WAR DEAD ARRIVE IN MADISON;
Three of Boone County's soldier dead, killed in World War II drive on Germany, arrived by train at Hunter & Hunter's, Madison, shortly after the scheduled time of 9:51 this morning. Mayor R.J. Hill called upon Madions business houses to cloe at time of arrival -- and turn out to meet the train.
The soldier dead arrived in New York on the boas, Joseph V. Connolly, October 26. The bodies wre in flag-draped caskets:
Pvt. Edward Hollandsworth, accompanied by T-3 Shirley Carroll.

Contributed on 10/21/14 by william_cm_com
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Submitted: 10/21/14 • Approved: 10/21/14 • Last Updated: 10/21/14 • R325-G0

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