James M. Karnes
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
James M. Karnes was born in
Texas on March 4, 1921. He enlisted in the National Guard
on November 25, 1940 at Houston, Texas. He listed his home of residence as Harris County,
Texas. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Karnes was killed in
action in Belgium, during fighting along the Siegfried Line
on October 2, 1944.
James M. Karnes was buried in
the U.S. Military Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Eupen, Belgium
and his body was returned to the United States for reburial at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery
where he was interred on January 13, 1948.
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section M Site 58
Grave marker for James M. Karnes
Photo by and copyright © CynC from the Find A Grave website
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