Doddridge County Roots

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Harley Charles CHILDERS

Male 1922 - 1945  (22 years)


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  • Name Harley Charles CHILDERS  [1
    Born 27 Mar 1922  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930, 1940  New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military (ENLISTED 10/7/1942)  [1, 5, 6
    Sgt, 60th Inf Bn, 9th Armored Div, US Army, WW II, Europe (KIA, Purple Heart) 
    Died 16 Mar 1945  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7
    Buried Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, near Liege, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I35327  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 

    Father Harley Zacharias CHILDERS,   b. 24 Sep 1888,   d. Feb 1977  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Alma Atha MERRYMAN,   b. 25 Apr 1894, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1966, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1911  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1922 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930, 1940 - New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, near Liege, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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    Harley Charles Childers
    Harley Charles Childers
    Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium
    Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium

  • Sources 
    1. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    2. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 247.

    4. [S2035] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    5. [S2512] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    6. [S2590] American Battle Monuments Commission, (http://www.abmc.gov).

    7. [S14] Obituary.