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James R. Addison

Private, U.S. Army

42110006

39th Infantry Regiment,
9th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: October 21, 1944
Buried at: Plot A Row 7 Grave 34
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Awards: Purple Heart

Marker dedicated to
James Addison
at the
Haddon Heights NJ
War Memorial


PRIVATE JAMES R. ADDISON, of 308 10th Avenue, in Haddon Heights NJ, was killed in action on October 21, 1944 during the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest. The son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Addison of Wenonah NJ, he had graduated from Haddon Heights High School and was well-known as baseball player throughout South Jersey. Prior to entering the Army in March of 1944, he had worked for the Esterbrook Pen Company in Camden NJ, and as an electrician at the New York Shipbuilding Company's yards in Camden. Once entering the service, he had received his basic training at Camp Blanding FL before being sent overseas as an infantry replacement in September of 1944.

Besides his parents, James Addison was survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Bretherton Addison, and a daughter Judith.


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