Elmer Lewis McKesson
Staff Sergeant, Army
Hometown: Petersburg, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 12, 1944
Died In: near Sainteny, France
Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart
Staff Sergeant McKesson served with Company K, 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division.
He graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Agriculture Engineering and worked as a conservationist at McCormick Company.
He is buried in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia.