Eldon Oral Spears

Eldon Oral Spears

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 27 Jul 1944 (aged 25)
Coutances, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot No Known Grave, name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing.
Memorial ID 56350193 · View Source
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Eldon served as a Private, 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Montgomery County, Illinois prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 14, 1942 at Camp Grant, Illinois. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Married.

Eldon was declared "Missing In Action" in France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 36311416

His brother, Tec/5 Earl J. Spears was also declared "Missing In Action" during the war.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )



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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56350193
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eldon Oral Spears (19 Sep 1918–27 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56350193, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .