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2LT Shelton Eugene Avant
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1912
Death: Dec. 8, 1941, Philippines

This is a cenotaph.
Actual burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Phillipines
Memorial # 56748377 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Marcus Eugene Avant (1865 - 1951)
  Mary Tennessee Campbell Avant (1873 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Alma Wofford (1893 - 1961)**
  Homer Hoyle Avant (1895 - 1938)**
  Samuel Colwell Avant (1897 - 1974)**
  Edith Louise Avant Calcote (1900 - 2002)*
  Infant Son Avant (1902 - 1902)*
  Frank Elmo Avant (1903 - 1958)*
  Albert Simpson Avant (1906 - 1948)*
  Milton Truman Avant (1907 - 1987)*
  Shelton Eugene Avant (1912 - 1941)
  Marcus Bruce Avant (1915 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY OF
LT SHELTON E..AVANT
WHO LOST HIS LIFE WHILE SERVING
HIS COUNTY WITH THE 3RD. PURSUIT
SQD IN PHILLIPINE ISLANDS

 
Burial:
Tennessee Colony Cemetery
Tennessee Colony
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Dec 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23491831
2LT Shelton Eugene Avant
Added by: Gayland Darnell
 
2LT Shelton Eugene Avant
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Lanny Medlin
 
 
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- Gail McKinzie Clark
 Added: May. 30, 2016
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Texas, State At Large...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: May. 6, 2016

- Gail McKinzie Clark
 Added: May. 25, 2015
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