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John Walker Mowles

Private First Class, Army

Born: May 24, 1924
Hometown: Russell County
Entered: March 29, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 1, 1945
Died In: Frankfurt, Germany

Private First Class Mowles is buried Russell Memorial Cemetery, Lebanon, Virginia. He was a graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, West Virginia and attended Davidson College. Before the war, he was employed by the State Highway Department.

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