SGT Jefferson Davis Dermid, Jr

Photo added by Tom Reece

SGT Jefferson Davis Dermid, Jr

  • Birth 6 Jun 1916 Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 26 Jan 1944
  • Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Memorial ID 56305711

Dermid entered UNC-CH from Lee Edwards High School in 1935 and was enrolled at the University, where he was a member of the football team, until 1937. He was employed by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. before entering the U.S. Army in June 1942.

He went overseas as a member of an anti-aircraft battery in October 1942 and participated in the North African, Sicilian and Italian invasions.

Dermid was reported missing in action in Italy on Jan. 26, 1944, and later was determined to have been killed in action on that date.



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  • Maintained by: Tom Reece
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56305711
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Jefferson Davis Dermid, Jr (6 Jun 1916–26 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56305711, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .