Shirley, James Powell, 1st Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 11B40, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1940 - 1944

First Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gordo
Last Address
Gordo, AL

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Kirk, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
D - Day FallenWorld War II Fallen
  1944, D - Day Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Senior Parachutist (1 Combat Jumps)

 
 Unit Assignments
506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1943-1944, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
  1944-1944, 11B40, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Sgt. Shirley served with Hq. Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment.


James is buried at Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Kirk, Pickens County, AL.
   
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