CARTER COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY
Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons
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CARTER COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

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WORLD WAR I

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LITTLETON

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JAMES ARTHUR LITTLETON (1895-1918), DIED OF DISEASE, WORLD WAR I.
HOMETOWN:  Fultz, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  3 June 1895, Fultz, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Rebecca Hood and James Monroe Littleton, Jr.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Salmons and James Monroe Littleton, Sr., Union Army, American Civil War.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Talitha Tabitha Skidmore and John Jessie Littleton III, War of 1812 Soldier.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Lee Ann Goddard and John Littleton II.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  9 October 1918, Died of Disease, France, WWI.
SERVICE NUMBER:  3096872.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Engineers.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 34th Engineers, U. S. Army, World War II.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  9 October 1918, Died of Disease, France, World War I.
CEMETERY:  Saint Mihiel American Cemetery, Lorraine, France.
SOURCES:  Census.  International Findagrave.  Soldiers of the Great War, Volume I, Kentucky.  U. S. Transport Service, Passenger Lists.  U. S. World War I Mothers’ Pilgrimages, Pilgrimages of Gold Star Mothers and Widows.  World War I Draft Registration.  WWI, WWII and Korean War Casualty Listings.
 NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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MILFORD LITTLETON (1894-1942), U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR I.
HOMETOWN:   Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Camp Travis, Justice, Bexar County, Texas.  Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  29 June 1894, Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary Ann Stewart and Andrew Jackson Littleton.
SPOUSE:  Alice Wilcox, first.  Estella May Bryan, second.  Jessie m. Gee, third.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 April 1917.  DISCHARGE DATE:  22 March 1920.
SERVICE NUMBER:  49488.
RANK:  Sergeant.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 23rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry.
U. S. ARMY TRANSPORT SERVICE, PASSENGER LIST:  USS VIRGINIA Departed Brest, France on 23 July 1919, heading for Camp Merritt, Arrived Hoboken, New Jersey on 23 July 1919.  On board, Milford Littleton, Sergeant, Company K, 23rd Infantry, Relative, Andrew Littleton (father) of Grayson, Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  26 July 1942, Carter County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Death Records.  Montana Marriage Records.  U. S. Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File.
 NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed, Milford Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WORLD WAR II

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LITTLETON

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ARVYE LITTLETON (1894-1980), WOMENS ARMY CORPS, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  14 December 1894.
PARENTS:  Mary Jane Stewart and William J. Littleton.
BROTHER:  Jacob Elmo Littleton, seven feet and four-and-one-half-inches tall and/or seven feet and seven inches tall, a national entertainer.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  West Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  30 June 1944.  DISCHARGE DATE:  11 October 1945.
RANK:  Technician Grade 5.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Womens Army Corps.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Womens Army Corps, World War II.
DATE OF DEATH:  6 December 1980.
CEMETERY:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death Files.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed, Arvye Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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CLARENCE LITTLETON (1908-1978), U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Pleasant Valley, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  30 December 1908.
PARENTS:  Minnie Lou Salmons and George Washington Littleton.
SPOUSE:  Katherine Crawford, first wife.  Naomi Ruth Jordon, third wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  18 May 1943 arrived at Fort Thomas, Kentucky.  25 May 1943.  DISCHARGE DATE:  23 October 1945 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
RANK:  Sergeant.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Engineer.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company C, 373rd Engineer General Service Regiment, U. S. Army, World War II.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  European Theatre, Rhineland, Northern France and Central Europe.
DATE OF DEATH:  8 January 1978.
CEMETERY:  Littleton Cemetery, Carter County, Kentucky.
U. S. AWARDS, CERTIFICATES, MEDALS:  Motor Vehical Mechanic Award.  Rifle M1 Marksman  on July 15, 1943.  Meritorious Service Unit Insignia.  Good Conduct.  European Africa Middle Eastern Service Medal.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Eunice Faydane “Faye” Littleton Pope Burnett (1920-2015), who was a Littleton-Sammons-Family-Historian from Carter County, Kentucky.  Ohio Marriage Records.  U. S. Department of Veterans BIRLS Death File.  Virginia Marriage Records.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed, Clarence Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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DAVID EARNEST LITTLETON (1918-1944), KIA D-DAY, OMAHA BEACH, NORMANDY INVASION, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Grahn Village, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  25 August 1918, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Plura A. McDowell and John Thomas Littleton, Jr.
GRANDPARENTS:  Nancy Elizabeth Whitt and John Thomas Littleton, Sr.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Arta Rodgers and John Littleton, Died of Disease, Union Army, Civil War.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  30 January 1942 at Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  6 June 1944, D-Day Omaha Beach, Normandy Invasion, France, World War II.
SERVICE NUMBER:  35264034.
RANK:  Private First Class.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Headquarters Company, 16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, U. S. Army, World War II.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  Normandy Invasion, Day 1, D-DAY.
DATE OF DEATH:  6 June 1944, D-Day Omaha Beach, Normandy Invasion, France, World War II.
FIRST BURIAL UNKNOWN.
REPATRIATED:  1947-1948.
CEMETERY:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  U. S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans.  U. S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-1-time-removed, David Earnest Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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GEORGE JAMES LITTLETON (1917-1996), BOMBARDIER, WOUNDED, CRASH-LANDING, PRISONER OF WAR, STALAG PRISON CAMP, ARMY AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II.

ON BOMBARDIER, GEORGE J. LITTLETON’S NINETEENTH COMBAT MISSION OVER GERMANY, 15 ME-190S ATTACKED THE PLANE.  UNDER ORDERS, EIGHT CREWMEN BAILED OUT OF THE BURNING SHIP.  WHILE PREPARING TO BE THE LAST MAN TO JUMP, FIRST LIEUTENANT, HENRY V. MARKOW, PILOT, DISCOVERED THAT SECOND LIEUTENANT LITTLETON WAS WOUNDED AND WITHOUT A PARACHUTE.  MARKOW ABORTED HIS EXIT PLAN.  AFTER HE CRASH-LANDED THE DISINTEGRATING PLANE, HE PULLED LITTLETON OUT OF THE RUBBLE.  BOTH WERE CAPTURED AND BECAME PRISONERS OF WAR IN A GERMAN STALAG IN WORLD WAR II.  Source:  Website, 384thbombgroup.com.


HOMETOWN:  Lion Road, Maddox, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky.  Tate County, Mississippi.
DATE OF BIRTH:  25 August 1917, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Ethel Watson and Floyd Roscoe Littleton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Minnie Lou Salmons and George Washington Littleton.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Salmons and James Monroe Littleton, Sr., Union Army Soldier, American Civil War.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Talitha Tabitha Skidmore and John Jessie Littleton, War of 1812 Soldier.
SPOUSE:  Lima L. Huston.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Mississippi.
FIRST ENLISTMENT DATE:  9 September 1940.  DISCHARGE DATE:  7 October 1940.
SECOND ENLISTMENT DATE:  14 November 1941.  DISCHARGE DATE:  21 April 1943.
THIRD ENLISTMENT:  22 April 1943.  DISCHARGE DATE:  7 DECEMBER 1945.
REPORT DATE:  22 February 1944.  LAST REPORT DATE:  12 June 1945.
SERVICE NUMBER:  0-676965.
RANK:  Bombardier.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Bombardment, Heavy, Army Air Force.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 384th Group, Air Force VIII, AAF Station 106, Army Air Force, European Theatre, World War II.
NINETEENTH AND LAST MISSION:  22 February 1944, Combat Mission, U. S. B-17-G Aircraft was attacked by 15 Md-109s near Munster, Germany.  The plane caught fire, a rudder and nose were gone, elevator control was damaged, an engine and oxygen were knocked out, most guns were out of service and men were wounded.  The order was given to bail out.  Checking to make sure that all other crew members had left the plane, First Lieutenant Henry V. Markow, Pilot, discovered that Second Lieutenant, George J. Littleton, Bombardier, was without a parachute, wounded in the ankle and crawling to the cockpit.  His plan to be the last one to jump out was aborted.  He crash-landed the burning, disintegrating plane to the earth and pulled Littleton out of the rubble.  Source: Second Lieutenant, Owen Glenn Atkinson, Radio-Operator, Aircraft B-17-G, WWII.  384thbombgroup.com.
STATUS:  22 February 1944, Reported Missing.   
STATUS:  Circa February or March 1944:  Captured by the Enemy; Became a Prisoner of War.
PRISONER OF WAR, DETAINING COUNTY:  GERMANY.
PRISONER OF WAR CAMP:  Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12.
  Survived.  Returned Home.
DATE OF DEATH:  14 March 1996.
CEMETERY:  Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, Lafayette County, Mississippi.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  Second Lieutenant, Owen Glenn Atkinson, Radio-Operator, B-17-G, WWII.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File.  Website:  384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Grafton Underwood, England (Station 106), 1943-1945; 384thbombgroup.com.  WWII Prisoners of War, 1941-1945.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-one-time-removed, George James Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
NOTE:  I placed George James Littleton on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


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JOSEPH CECIL “JOE” LITTLETON (1918-2000), U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Fultz, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  18 November 1918, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary Elizabeth Littleton and Commodore Perry Littleton.
SPOUSE:  Maxine James.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.                                                                                                                               REGISTRATION DATE:  16 October 1940.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  15 or 16 July 1941 in Huntington, West Virginia.
DISCHARGE DATE:  28 January 1944.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army.  An Army Cook, who was stationed in Australia.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  U. S. Army, World War II.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  6 May 2000.
CEMETERY:  Littleton Cemetery, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  U. S. Department of Veterans BIRLS Death File.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.  World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-1-time-removed, Joseph Cecil Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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JUNIOR HASKEL LITTLETON (1917-2015), U. S. ARMY AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Fultz, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lion Road and Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  27 February 1917, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Lula Vina Williams and Thomas Jefferson Littleton.
SISTER:  Eunice Faydane “Faye” Littleton Pope Burnett (1920-2015), who was a Littleton-Sammons-Family-Historian from Carter County, Kentucky.
SPOUSE:  Mary Vernice Hall.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
REGISTRATION DATE:  16 October 1940.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  14 October 1941 at Olive Hill, Carter County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  8 January 1946 in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.  Sergeant.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army Air Force, 835 Supply Clerk.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  U. S. Army Air Force.
STATIONED:  Fort Thomas, Kentucky for about 4 weeks.  Seymour Johnson Field, Goldsboro, North Carolina for about a month.   Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Alabama for about 6 months.  Nashville, Tennesee for about 30 months.  Bangalara, India for about 22 months.
DATE OF DEATH:  8 July 2015, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Hall Cemetery, Fultz, Carter County, Kentucky.
INTERVIEW OF JUNIOR HASKEL LITTLETON BY HIS SISTER, EUNICE FAYDANE “FAYE” LITTLETON POPE BURNET IN APRIL 2003:  “I was drafted in the U. S. Army Air Force on October 14, 1941 at Olive Hill, Kentucky.  I left Olive Hill on October 15, 1941, and I arrived in Huntington, West Virginia.  I stayed overnight in a hotel.  The next day I boarded Train No. 3 to Fort Thomas, Kentucky.  There I stayed and trained for about 4 weeks.”
    “Then I was shipped out to Seymour Johnson Field, North Carolina for about a month.  Then on to Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Alabama, where I stayed about 6 months.  Then I was shipped out to Nashville, Tennessee, where I stayed about 30 months.  Then I was scheduled to go overseas.  I left out from California on a boat named Miss Bellior.  There were about 3 boats loaded with soldiers, destination Casablanca, North Africa.  We were 22 days on the ocean.  It was long about the time of the invasion of North Africa.  There we hiked to Oran, North Africa, where we stayed about 1 week, living in tents.  Then I boarded another boat to Bangalara, India.  We were 22 more days on water.  I stayed in India about 22 months.”
     “In India I worked in an Army Air Force Supply Building, delivering parts and supplies to the Air Field.  I had 10 Indian Clerks, 10 Indian Labor Workers and 12 U. S. A. Army Soldiers.  My title was 835 Supply Clerk.  My rank was Sergeant at one time.  I have a Good Conduct Medal.”
     “When I had enough points to get out of the army, I began my return trip home.  I took a plane from Bangalara, India to Calcutta, India.  I was on the plane from 9 o’clock in the morning to 3 p.m. in the evening.  Then I got on a boat headed for New York.  From New York, I took a train to Fort Knox, Kentucky, where I was discharged on January 8, 1946.  Next I took a bus to Louisville, Kentucky, where I boarded Train 22 to Ashland, Kentucky.  I stayed overnight in Ashland.  The next day I took Train 27 to Fultz, Kentucky to my home.”
SOURCES:  Census.  Eunice Faydane “Faye” Littleton Pope Burnett (1920-2015), who was a Littleton-Sammons-Family-Historian from Carter County, Kentucky.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  United States Obituary Collection, Daily Independent, Ashland, Kentucky.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.  U. S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed, Junior Haskel Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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ROBERT LAFAYETTE LITTLETON (1924-1944), KILLED IN ACTION, SAIPAN, WWII.
HOMETOWN:  Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  29 August 1924, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Martha Maude Gollihugh / Gollihue and Charles Littleton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Ann Stewart and Andrew Jackson Littleton.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Arta Rodgers and John Littleton IV, Died of Disease, Union Army Civil War.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Talitha Tabitha Skidmore and John Jessie Littleton, War of 1812.
BROTHER:  Willis Waverly Littleton (1919-1984), U. S. Army, World War II.
SISTER:  Elizabeth Wanda Littleton (1923-2016), U. S. Army Nurse Corps, World War II.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  25 August 1943.
DISCHARGE DATE:  28 June 1944, Killed In Action, Saipan, World War II.
SERVICE NUMBER:  895824.
RANK:  Private First Class.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Marines.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  United States Marine Corps, World War II.
~ October 1943, Company D, INFBN, TC, Camp Eliott, San Diago, California.  United States Marine Corps.
~ January 1944, 36th Replacement Battalion, 5th AC.
~ April 1944, Company I, Third Battalion, Eighth Marines, Second Marine Division, FMF, In The Field.
DATE OF DEATH:  28 June 1944, Killed In Action, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, World War II.
FAMILY NOTIFICATION OF DEATH:  A telegram was received by his mother, Martha Gollihue Littleton Morris, on 3 August 1944, reporting that her son was Killed In Action on Saipan Island on June 28, 1944.
STATUS:  Burial or Memory Wall Currently Unknown.
MEMORY STONE:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  U. S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls.  U. S. Navy Casualties book, Kentucky Combat Dead.  U. S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945.  World War II Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-1-time-removed, Robert LaFayette Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WILLIAM J. LITTLETON (1904-1966), U. S. NAVY, U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Palace Hotel, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  Virginia.  Florida.
DATE OF BIRTH:  8 September 1904, Carter County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary Ann Steward and Andrew Jackson Littleton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Arta Rodgers and John Littleton IV, Died of Disease, Union Army, Civil War.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Talitha Tabitha Skidmore and John Jessie Littleton III, War of 1812.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Lee Ann Goddard and John Littleton II.
SPOUSE:  Mary McDowell, first wife.  Wylie Garvin, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
REGISTRATION DATE:  31 August 1945, Next of Kin, R. C. Littleton.
INDUCTED:  6 August 1940, Portsmouth, Ohio. 
ENLISTMENT DATE:
DISCHARGE DATE:  28 August 1945, Seperation Center, Indiantown Cap Mil Res Penna; Served 13 years ll months and 16 days.
RANK:  Private First Class.  Army Staff Sergeant.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Navy, 1 year 2 months 22 days.  U. S. Army, 7 years, 8 months, 1 day.  Qualified with Mkm, December 1943.  Postal Clerk 056.  Completed Army Postal School at Fort Washington, Maryland.  Military Career Soldier.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Headquarters 99th Infantry Division.  U. S. Army, World War II.
THEATRES:  European Theatre.  Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe.
AWARDS AND MEDALS:  Good Conduct.  American Defense Service Medal.  European Africa Middle Eastern Service Medal with 3 bronze service stars.
DATE OF DEATH:  3 June 1966, Brevard County, Florida.
CEMETERY:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Eunice Faydane “Faye” Littleton Pope Burnett (1920-2015), who was a Littleton-Sammons-Family-Historian from Carter County, Kentucky.  Findagrave.  Florida Death Index.   U. S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
NOTE:  I placed my second-cousin-2-times-removed, William J. Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WILLIS CALVIN LITTLETON (1924-1998), U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Pleasant Valley, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  9 August 1924.
PARENTS:  Clara Stamper and Gomez Littleton.
SPOUSE:  Mary Jo
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  9 May 1944.  14 March 1945 in Huntington, West Virginia.  DISCHARGE DATE:  8 April 1948.
RANK:  Technician Grade 5.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  U. S. Army, World War II.
DATE OF DEATH:  11 July 1998.
CEMETERY:  Everman Cemetery, Gregoryville, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Kentucky Birth Index.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, BIRLS Death File.  WWII Enlistment Records.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-1-time-removed, Willis Calvin Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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WILLIS WAVERLY LITTLETON (1919-1984), U. S ARMY AIR CORPS, WORLD WAR II.
HOMETOWN:  Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Cabin Creek and Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.  North Carolina.
DATE OF BIRTH:  14 February 1919, West Virginia.
PARENTS:  Martha Maude Gollihue / Gollihugh and Charles Littleton.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Ann Stewart and Andrew Jackson Littleton.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Arta Rodgers and John Littleton IV, Died of Disease, Union Army Civil War.
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Talitha Tabitha Skidmore and John Jessie Littleton, War of 1812.
BROTHER:  Robert LaFayette Littleton (1924-1944), Killed In Action, Saipan, World War II.
SISTER:  Elizabeth Wanda Littleton (1923-2016), U. S. Army Nurse Corps, World War II.
SPOUSE:  Addie Laretta Legg.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  19 January 1942 at Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  27 July 1945.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army Air Corps.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  U. S. Army Air Corps, World War II.
DATE OF DEATH:  9 January 1984, North Carolina.
SOURCES:  Census.  North Carolina Death Index.  Tennessee State Marriages.  U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File.  U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
NOTE:  I placed my third-cousin-1-time-removed, Willis Waverly Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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VIETNAM WAR

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LITTLETON

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DAVID E. LITTLETON (1944-1968), MISSING, KILLED IN ACTION, VIETNAM WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Olive Hill, Carter County, Kentucky, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  28 September 1944, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
PARENTS:  Alma E. Williams and Jonas Murl Littleton.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
TOUR DATE:  3 June 1967.
DISCHARGE DATE:  9 February 1968, Missing In Action, Killed In Action, Vietnam War.
SERVICE NUMBER:  51644820.
RANK:  Private.  Corporal.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company D, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Battalion.  1 Cavalry DIV (Ambulance), Vietnam War.
DATE OF DEATH:  9 February 1968, Hue Thua Thien-Hue, South Vietnam, Vietnam War.
STATUS:  Missing In Action.
CEMETERY:  Olive Hill Memory Garden, Olive Hill, Carter County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Findagrave.  U. S. Army Personnel and Dependent Casualties, 1961-1981.  U. S. Vietnam War military Casualties, 1956-1998.
NOTE:  I placed my fourth cousin, David E. Littleton on my ~ Lowe Stephenson Rose Burchfield Murphy Whitt; Littleton Caudill Salisbury Crace Adams Wiley Webb Boone ~ Paternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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