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Corp Charles Bascom "Charlie" Upchurch
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Birth: 1920
Scott County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1944, France

C. B. Upchurch Killed In France

Duffield, Va. - S.Sgt. Charlie B. Upchurch has been officially reported by the U.S. War Department as "killed in action" somewhere in France, September 23. He had been in service of the armed forces for the past six years. His wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Upchurch, and son Charles E. Upchurch, make their home here. Other survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Upchurch of Duffield, Va.; four sisters, Mrs. James Roach of East Stone Gap, Va.; Mrs. Ray Bailey, Big Stone Gap, Va.; Mrs. Luke Lamb, Duffield, Va.; and Mrs. Robert Sallie, Duffield, Va.; six brothers, E. B. of Big Stone Gap, Va.;J. E., W. R., I. N., F.I. Upchurch, all of Kingsport, and J. D. Upchurch of Camp Claiborne, La. Sergeant Upchurch was a member of the Baptist Church of Duffield, Va. (The Kingsport Times-News, Kingsport, TN,Sunday, October 29, 1944, p. 2, Col. 2)

Chas. B. Upchurch

The body of T5 Charlie B. Upchurch, who was killed in France, September 23, 1944, will arrive at Speers Ferry, Va., Tuesday at 3:03 p.m. T5 Upchurch, who was 24 at the time of his death, was reared in Duffield, Va., and entered the service in March, 1942. He served with the 6th Armored Division. He is survived by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Upchurch, Duffield; his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Upchurch, Duffield, and one son, Charles, Jr., Big Stone Gap, Va.; six brothers, Ike, Floyd, Will and Edgar, all of Kingsport, J. D., Duffield, and Elmer, Big Stone Gap; and four sisters, Mrs. Luke Lamb and Mrs. Robert Sallee, both of Duffield, Mrs. James Roach, East Stone Gap, and Mrs. Ray Bailey, Big Stone Gap. The body will be removed from train to the Roy Green Funeral Home, Appalachia. Funeral arrangemtns are incomplete. (The Kingsport News, Kingsport, TN, Wednesday, December 8, 1948, p. 12, Col. 1-2)


1920 Taylor, Scott Co., VA

UPCHURCH, Walter 46 M VA
Almira M. 35 F VA Wife
Marie 17 F VA Dau
William 14 F VA Son
Elmer 11 M VA Son
Nancy 9 F VA Dau
Isaac 7 M VA Son
Floyd 5 M VA Son
Joseph D. 2 M VA Son

1930 Duffield, Scott Co., VA

UPCHURCH, Walter 57 M VA
Almira 46 F VA Wife
Isaac 17 M VA Son
Floyd 15 M VA Son
Joseph D. 13 M VA Son
Bascom 9 M VA Son (Charles B)
Helga E. 7 F VA Dau

1940 Taylor, Scott Co., VA

UPCHURCH, Walter 65 M VA
Almire 50 F VA Wife
SALLEY, Robert L. 22 M VA SiL
Helga 17 F VA Dau 
 
Inscription:
UPCHURCH
CPL. CHARLES B.
6th ARMD DIV
1920 - 1944
 
Burial:
American Legion Cemetery
Big Stone Gap
Wise County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: mokennehan
Record added: Nov 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80753769
Corp Charles Bascom Charlie Upchurch
Added by: Wamplerg
 
Corp Charles Bascom Charlie Upchurch
Added by: Wamplerg
 
Corp Charles Bascom Charlie Upchurch
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To my great uncle your service was not forgotten
- Brenda Upchurch
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- Wamplerg
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- mokennehan
 Added: Nov. 20, 2011
 
 
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