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West Virginia Veterans Database Record Detail
Item Details: Record Id: 8768
Name: James Earl Weekley
Sex: M
Race: W
County: Doddridge
Community: Shirley
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: F1C
Service Number:
Date of Death: 1945/03/26
Place of Death: off Okinawa
Cause of Death: mine explosion
Place of Burial:
Unit: USS Halligan
Date of Birth: 1924/02/20
Place of Birth: West Union, Doddridge, WV


Samuel P. Weekley
Mother: Stella M. Ireland Weekley
Spouse: Dorothy Belle Daugherty Weekley
Date of Marriage:
Place of Marriage:


Date Added to Memorial:  Original
Source: WV Vet Mem Application; "A Pictorial Salute To Our Servicemen Who Fought For Our Country Doddridge Co. WV" by A. Mish; Internet sites with ship history; Tyler County Journal - death notice - 6/21/1945
Notes: He was employed with the Carnegie Steel Co. in Charleston before entering the service.

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