Monday, August 29, 2016
PFC Raymond Jackson Pauley
Raymond was still working as a roofer when he was drafted in October 1943. Sent to the European theater after completing his basic military training, he was transferred from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 17 Jul 1944. PFC Pauley was wounded on 16 Aug 1944 and evacuated to hospital. He returned to the unit via the replacement depot on 22 Aug 1944. PFC Pauley was killed in action on 29 Aug 1944 at the beginning of the unit's attack on Brest.
PFC Pauley was repatriated in 1949 and re-interred in the Forks of Coal Cemetery in Alum Creek, West Virginia.