A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
2LT James Watson Elder
2LT James Watson Elder, b. 23 Feb 1916 - d. 19 Jul 1944. Son of Harry and Margaret (Woods) Elder of New Castle, PA. He attended New Castle HS and Washington Jefferson College. In 1941 he married Evelyn Jewell Raney also of New Castle and they had one daughter born in 1943 who still lives. 2LT Elder was assigned to A Company 116th Infantry on 18 July 1944. He is buried in Oak Park Cemetery, New Castle, PA.