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Odell Grandstaff

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Title

Odell Grandstaff

Subject

Grandstaff, Odell (1925-1944)
Soldiers - United States - Virginia - Shenandoah County

Description

Photo of a photograph of Odell Grandstaff wearing his U.S. Army uniform.

Odell was born November 2, 1925 in Columbia Furnace. He served in the US Army's 99th Infantry Division during the Second World War and was Killed in Action on December 13, 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge.

Odell's body was returned to the United States after the war and is buried in Woodstock Virginia.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

ca. 1941

Contributor

Identified by Miriam W. Irvin.
Additional information provided by P.M. Fravel

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Identifier

003022

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negative

Citation

Morrison Studio, “Odell Grandstaff,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 29, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/28930.

Comments

P. M. Fravel

James Odell GRANDSTAFF was born on 2 November 1925 in Columbia Furnance, Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA. His father, James, was age 24 and his mother, Mildred, was 23 when James Odell Grandstaff was born. Odell had one brother and three sisters. He served in the U.S. 99th Infantry Division and died on 13 December 1944, WW II Europe at the age of 19 during the opening days of the Bttle of the Bulge. GRandstaff's body was later returned to the U.S. and was buried in Woodstock, Virginia, USA.

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