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  HUGGINS, James

Rank:

Sergeant

 

 

Service Branch:

U.S. Army

Serial Number:

 

Division:

24th Infantry Division

Regiment:

21st Infantry Regiment

Company:

 

Battalion:

 

Function:

 

Status:

Killed in Action

Date of death:

May 3, 1945

Place of death:

Mindanao, Philippines

Age at death:

Awards:

 

Burial 1:

Burial 2:

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

Grave number:

 

Cenotaph:


Born:

March 30, 1922

Hometown:

Dillon, South Carolina

Family:

Parents:
Gaston Huggins (1883 - 1931)
Rachel Hyatt Huggins (1892 - 1966)

Spouse:
Helen Etchison Huggins

Children:


Siblings:
John Huggins (c. 1919 - 1959)
Edward Jake Huggins (1911 - 1990)
Lonie Huggins Byrd (1913 - 2003)
Bruce Huggins (1924 - 1990)

Additional information:



 


Research by: Victoria Proctor, genealogist

Sources: Dillon War Memorial, NARA, The Dillon Herald June 28, 1945, page 1, col. 3 (report of death) and February 10, 1949, page 1, col. 5 (report of reburial at Pleasant Grove)

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