MCPHERSON (VETERAN WWII), JOEL GRANVILLE - Saline County, Arkansas | JOEL GRANVILLE MCPHERSON (VETERAN WWII) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Joel Granville MCPHERSON (VETERAN WWII)

McPherson (aka Hollingsworth or Mulberry) (Benton) Cemetery
Saline County,
Arkansas

US Navy
World War II
November 17, 1924 - June 25, 1987

Married August 10, 1946

He was a son of Samuel and Ora Lee Evans McPherson and shares a stone with his wife Olga Ella Lovell McPherson
From "My Country Called" by Arnold Wright: "McPherson entered the Navy on March 3, 1944, and after training, was assigned to the USS Scurry, Mine Sweeper, attached to the Mine Craft Squadron 12. During the war in the Pacific, the USS Scurry participated in preinvasion mine sweeping operations off the coast of Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Japan and China Sea. He was discharged at Camp Wallace, Texas, on May 18, 1946, and returned home."

Contributed on 11/6/08 by pvhwdh
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Record #: 94829

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Submitted: 11/6/08 • Approved: 12/1/09 • Last Updated: 8/28/12 • R94829-G0-S3

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