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SC1C James Archie Easterling
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Birth: May 22, 1916
Death: Jan. 22, 1944
Lazio, Italy

Ship's Cook 1/C WWII


He was the husband of Mrs Ruth Jane Easterling of Kannapolis, North Carolina.

He is honored by his family with a cenotaph memorial placed in between his parents' cemetery plot in Rockingham, North Carolina as S1C James A Easterling.

He entered the service on 1 June 1942 and left for foreign service on 4 April 1943. He had been at sea for 10 months, participating in the invasions of Sicily and Salerno, before his death at Anzio Beach, Italy.

He was awarded the EAMET Medal and the Purple Heart.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Walter Easterling (1890 - 1946)
  Nellie Terry Easterling (1891 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Jane Creasman Easterling (1917 - 2005)
 
 Sibling:
  James Archie Easterling (1916 - 1944)
  Mary Alice Easterling Bateman (1924 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from North Carolina
 
Burial:
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nettuno
Provincia di Roma
Lazio, Italy
Plot: Plot D Row 14 Grave 17
 
Maintained by: B24CoPilotNiece
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56305713
SC1C James Archie Easterling
Added by: B24CoPilotNiece
 
SC1C James Archie Easterling
Added by: John "Jack" Richter
 
SC1C James Archie Easterling
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Added by: Marc Ryan
 
 
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In memory of a cousin lost in battle. Love from 2nd cousin,
- Jo Terry ღ
 Added: Feb. 2, 2014

- B24CoPilotNiece
 Added: Jan. 23, 2014
 
 
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