|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1945|
Corporal Henry Eugene Sanderlin, 20, a son of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Sanderlin of Route 4, Monticello, was reported killed in action February 19, 1945, in the initial assault on Iwo Jima. He was born June 24, 1924, and graduated from Drew Central High School where he was president of his class and a member of the FFA and the football team.
He attended one semester of college at Arkansas A&M before enlisting in the U. S. Marines on February 4, 1943. He trained at San Diego and Oceanside, CA, winning his wings as an Marine paratrooper. In July, 1944, he went overseas, serving with the Fifth Division, 27 Marines. He was the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Shelton of Fountain Hill. His parents later moved to Hamburg. He is not listed on the Ashley County Veterans Memorial, but he is listed on the Drew County Veterans Memorial.
Dudley Claude Sanderlin (1903 - 1967)
Henry Eugene Sanderlin (1924 - 1945)
John JR Sanderlin (1925 - 1947)*
Laverne Sanderlin Rickman (1926 - 1999)*
Carroll D. "Bo" Sanderlin (1929 - 1981)*
Willie Olin "Billy" Sanderlin (1933 - 1998)*
Howard Sanderlin (1946 - 1996)*
Union Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Apr 22, 2008
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