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Pvt John S DeWoody

Pvt John S DeWoody

Company I - 134th Infantry Regiment

Pvt. John S. DeWoody served as a rifleman with Company I, 134th Infantry Regiment. He was killed in action by small arms fire on January 14, 1945. At the time he was killed, his Company was driving the Germans from strong positions which they had set up on the high ground and forest about 1 mile northeast of Lutrebois, Belgium. He is buried in the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. His grave location is Plot A, Row 7, Grave 7. He entered service from Prescott, Arkansas. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal.

from Men and Women of the Armed Forces from Nevada County

Pvt. John S. DeWoody, son of Mrs. Louis DeWoody of Prescott, husband of the former Christine Barlow, attended Bluff City High School, entering the Army in April, 1944. Trained at Ft. Bliss, TX and Ft. Jackson, SC. Served in France and Belgium, where he was killed in action January 14, 1945.

Thanks to Pete DeWoody for this information. He is Pvt. John S. DeWoody's nephew. The photo is from Pvt. DeWoody's neice Charlotte DeWoody.

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