CWO James Edison Groves, III

CWO James Edison Groves, III

Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Death 16 Mar 2013 (aged 37)
Daman, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 10426
Memorial ID 106796722 · View Source
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Chief Warrant Officer 3, U.S. Army, Afghanistan War-CWO Groves, husband of Mrs. Katie Elaine {Nielsen} Groves, died in the line of duty on 3-16-2013 while conducting combat operations flying with the 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was on his fourth tour of duty.

He is the son of Mr. James E. & Mrs. Leslie Groves, II of Kettering, Ohio, and the husband of Mrs. Katie {Nielsen} Groves of Savannah, Georgia and the father of two sons, James E. Groves IV {Bubba|, and Shane Alan Groves. He does leave one older sister, Miss Jeannette.

Katie & James were married in Peoria, Illinois on September 7, 1998. James & Katie met when they were in the Army in Colorado.

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Iraq & Afghan Service Medals, Air Medal with OLCs, Pilot Wings, National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal.

Footnote: Mr. Groves married the third daughter of my wife's older brother, Mr. Kenneth Paul & Mrs. Karen {Wenzel} Nielsen of Peoria, Illinois.

Footnote: Thank You for your service CWO James Groves.

Gravesite Details Interred May 1, 2013

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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 16 Mar 2013
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