Elmer L. McKesson

Born: September 27, 1919
Killed in Action: July 12, 1944 at Normandy, France.

U.S. Army
Ranks: Staff Sergeant
Co. H, 329th Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division

Prior to entering the service in October 1942, S/Sgt. McKesson obtained a degree in agricultural engineering from Clemson College and was employed by the Soil Conservation Service in McCormick Co., South Carolina.

At the time of his death, S/Sgt. McKesson was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Earl R. McKesson. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star.

Interment: Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia

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