|Pvt Jess J Beaver, Jr|
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|Photo contributed by Gene Beals.|
Born 03 Jul 1911 in Collinsville, Madison Co., Illinois, Pfc. Jesse James Beaver, who was commonly known as "Tonnie" was killed in action near Aachen, Germany during the battle of Huertgen Forest.
Prior to his service, Beaver worked in the electrolytic plant of the American Zinc Company at Monsanto, Illinois.
He was thirty -four years old at the time of his death and was survived by his wife Helen, two children, Darlene, and a second child (who had been born the week prior), his father and three sisters.
For additional photos and information, visit U.S. Veterans of Collinsville - A website created by P. Davidson-Peters "Sunnyann" from the research works of Gene Beals.