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Pvt Lewis Franklin Cantrell

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Pvt Lewis Franklin Cantrell

  • Birth 24 Dec 1924 Green County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 7 Jan 1945 Belgium
  • Burial Greensburg, Green County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 72783701

Pvt. Lewis Franklin Cantrell, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank T Cantrell, (Mary Marcum Cantrell), of Greensburg, was killed in action in Belgium on January 7th, 1945, according to a telegram from the War Department received last weekend by his parents.
Lewis Franklin had been in the service since January 24, 1944 and had been serving overseas since last July, with the Adjutant General's headquarters in Belgium.
He is a graduate of Geensburg High School in the class of 1942, where he was an outstanding basketball player, member of the Honor Club, orchestra, annual staff and softball league and F. F.A. reporter. After graduation he attended the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity.
Besides his parents, he is survived by one sister: Miss Ann Elizabeth Cantrell.

Record-Herald - Greensburg, Kentucky


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  • Created by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
  • Added: 5 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72783701
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Lewis Franklin Cantrell (24 Dec 1924–7 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72783701, citing Greensburg City Cemetery, Greensburg, Green County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Glenn and Tracy Morrow (contributor 46631129) .