Ollie Ross Poe

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

Ollie R. Poe was born in Tennessee on January 24, 1918. He was drafted into the Army
on May 27, 1941 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. His home of residence was listed as
Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tennessee and his civilian occupation was listed as
Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Poe was killed in action in Normandy, France, during 1st Battalion's attack
against the Quineville Ridge on June 14, 1944.

 

Ollie R. Poe was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Tennessee.

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Tullahoma
Coffee County
Tennessee

 

Grave monument for Ollie R. Poe

Photo by Joe Blanton from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave inscription for Ollie R. Poe

Photo by Joe Blanton from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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