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 James R Cunningham

James R Cunningham

Birth
Death 17 Nov 1944 (aged 22)
Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 2, 0, 667
Memorial ID 544500 · View Source
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NEWS ARTICLE - SOUTHWEST AMERICAN - FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1948

FUNERALS FOR FOUR WORLD WAR II SOLDIERS SLATED HERE FRIDAY

Military funeral services for four World War II soldiers will be held Friday at National Cemetery under direction of Edwards Funeral Home. At 10 a.m. a service will be held for Private First Class James R. Cunningham, whose father lives at Tazwell, Va.

Immediately following, at 11 a.m., funeral service for PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WALTER STANDRIDGE of Opal, Ark., will be held. Standridge is survived by his mother, Mrs. Walter Standridge of Opal.

Funeral service for Private First Class Glen R. Ritter, Route 1, Spiro, Okla., will be held at 1 p.m. Private Ritter is survived by his wife, Beatrice, of Spiro.

Funeral service for Sergeant L. Link, 22 years old, who was killed in action April 12, 1945, in Germany, will be held at 2 p.m. He was a native of Bartlesville, Okla., and enlisted in the army in September, 1940. After spending 18 months in the Aleutians he was sent to the European theatre of war.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Clara L. Bassham, Vicksburg, Miss.; four half-sisters, Mrs. Irene Fields, Richmond, Texas, Miss Fern Bassham, Miss Mary K. Bassham and Miss Nancy R. Bassham, all of Vicksburg; and two brothers, Jerry Link of Fort Smith and Bob Link of Vicksburg.



Inscription

James R. Cunningham
Arkansas
PFC 404 INF
102 INF DIV
World War II
September 10, 1922
November 17, 1944


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  • Maintained by: Rachel
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 544500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James R Cunningham (10 Sep 1922–17 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 544500, citing Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Rachel (contributor 47030967) .