|Birth: ||May 22, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1944|
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.
James Walter Easterling (1890 - 1946)
Nellie Terry Easterling (1891 - 1954)
Ruth Jane Creasman Easterling (1917 - 2005)
James Archie Easterling (1916 - 1944)
Thomas Luther Easterling (1918 - 1993)*
Mary Alice Easterling Bateman (1924 - 2001)*
Note: Entered the service from North Carolina
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
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