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Junior James Spurrier
Birth: Dec. 14, 1922
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1984

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Staff Sergeant in Company G, 134th Infantry, 35th Infantry Division. He was awared the CMOH for his bravery at Achain, France, on November 13, 1944. His citation reads "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy. At 2 p.m., Company G attacked the village of Achain from the east. S/Sgt. Spurrier armed with a BAR passed around the village and advanced alone. Attacking from the west, he immediately killed 3 Germans. From this time until dark, S/Sgt. Spurrier, using at different times his BAR and Ml rifle, American and German rocket launchers, a German automatic pistol, and handgrenades, continued his solitary attack against the enemy regardless of all types of small-arms and automatic-weapons fire. As a result of his heroic actions he killed an officer and 24 enlisted men and captured 2 officers and 2 enlisted men. His valor has shed fresh honor on the U.S. Armed Forces." His Medal was awarded to him on March 15, 1945. (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
Burial:
Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section HH, Row 15, Grave 8
 
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Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Jul 22, 2003
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Junior James Spurrier
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Junior James Spurrier
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Junior James Spurrier
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