Listed here are our WWII Veteran family members, all individuals are of Hamblen County, Tennessee except for three which are my husbands line. You can click on the thumbnails to see the images larger.
Garfield W. CARPENTER (My maternal great uncle)
b. 19 July 1908
d. 19 July 1974
CPL US Army, stayed in the states during WWII.
Howard Francis CARROLL (My husbands paternal grandfather)
b. 17 May 1919, Pennsylvania
d. 21 November 2001, California
Enlisted 2 December 1941
Private, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
He holding our youngest daughter in 2005.
James Addison EPPS (My maternal great uncle)
b. 26 May 1922
d. 7 June 2006
He was a Purple Heart veteran of World War II.
Henry Albert SHUPING (My husbands maternal great uncle )
b. 16 Sept 1913
Served for thirty-three months overseas during WWII in a medical detachment; also served during the Korean War on a hospital train. During both wars he was constantly administering aid to the wounded in battle.
Robert Julius THOMAS (My husbands maternal grandfather)
b. October 1920, North Carolina
d. 2 March 2007, California
A member of the North Carolina National Guard, he also served in the U.S. Navy as a Pharmacist Mate 1st Class on the USS Long Island during WWII. He retired from the US Air Force after 20 years as a Medical Technician.