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 Hugh B Disharoon

Hugh B Disharoon

Birth
Roanoke, Randolph County, Alabama, USA
Death 22 Aug 1943 (aged 32)
Fort Benning, Chattahoochee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section Reeder
Memorial ID 88498715 · View Source
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LIEUT. COL. HUGH B. DISHAROON, M.C., A.U.S.

1910-1943

Hugh B. Disharoon, Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, Army of the United States, died on August 22, 1943, at the Station Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia.

Lieutenant Colonel Disharoon was born in Roanoke, Alabama, on September 4,1910. After receiving the degree of A.B. (1932) from the Vanderbilt University, he entered the Medical School of that University and graduated in the class of 1935. After internships at the Vanderbilt Hospital and Cincinnati General Hospital, he returned to Vanderbilt for postgraduate work in obstetrics and gynecology. Upon completion of this postgraduate work he began a general practice in Lewisburg, Tenn.

On June 12,1940, he accepted appointment as First Lieutenant, Medical Corps Reserve, and entered on active duty July 1, 1940. On July 12, 1941, he accepted an appointment in the Medical Corps of the Regular Army.

He served at Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, Colorado; Fort Knox, Kentucky; Camp Polk, Louisiana; Camp Young, California, and Fort Benning, Georgia.

He was married to Miss Virginia Evans, who survives him, as do two children, Martha Helen and Virginia Evans. His family resides at 1703 Walnut Street, Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Major General S. U. Marietta, F.C.C.P.
Governor, U. S. Army Medical Corps

Obit is from The American College of Chest Physicians (Jan-Feb., 1944)

The above obituary transcribed and graciously shared by Willi Anderson, Find A Grave contributor #47095750.


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  • Maintained by: Joe Craver -- KY Legionnaire
  • Originally Created by: Mike H
  • Added: 14 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88498715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh B Disharoon (4 Sep 1910–22 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88498715, citing Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Joe Craver -- KY Legionnaire (contributor 48586211) .