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James Elwood Armpriester (1923 - 1944)

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James Elwood (James Elwood) Armpriester
Born in Dugger, Cass Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [private sister (1920s - unknown)] and [private brother (1930s - unknown)]
Husband of — married 5 Apr 1941 in Sullivan County, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Sydney, Walesmap
Profile last modified 6 Sep 2019 | Created 5 Sep 2019
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PVT 543 ENGR James Elwood Armpriester served in the United States Army in World War II
Service started: 24 Jul 1943
Unit(s): B & S REGT
Service ended: 23 Jan 1944

James Elwood Armpriester was born on 28 March 1923[1][2][3][4][5] in Dugger, Cass Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, United States[1][2][3][4][5]. He was the son of Harry Courtland Armpriester[1][2][3] and Zelda Marie Anderson[1][2][3].

James attended the Linton schools and graduated from the Linton Stockton high school on 03 June 1941.

James married Sarah June Rogers[3] on 05 April 1941[3] in Sullivan County, Indiana, United States[3].

James enlisted in the U.S. Army on 24 July 1943[4].

James and Sarah had a son: Rev James M Armpriester, Sr.

James Elwood Armpriester passed away on 23 January 1944[5][6] in Sydney, Wales as the result of "killed by a Tram".


  • 1930 - Stockton Township, Greene County, Indiana, United States - Household of Harry Armpnester[1]
  • 1940 - Stockton Township, Greene County, Indiana, United States - Household of Harry Armpruster[2]
  • 1941 - RR#3, Linton, Indiana, United States[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 September 2019), James E Armpnester in household of Harry Armpnester, Stockton, Greene, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 21, sheet 5A, line 43, family 106, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 590; FHL microfilm 2,340,325.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 August 2019), James Armpruster in household of Harry Armpruster, Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 28-23, sheet 2B, line 60, family 40, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1049.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), James Armpriester and June Rogers, 05 Apr 1941; citing Sullivan, Indiana, United States, Marriage Registration, Indiana Commission on Public Records, Indianapolis; FHL microfilm 004185607.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), James E Armpriester, enlisted 24 Jul 1943, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) ( : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 1263923, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 19 May 2014), James Armpriester, Jan 1944; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  6. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), James E Armpriestier, .

See Also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #18105071 [Includes a military tombstone photograph with clear, consistent and full dates of birth and death; along with links to the memorials of his parents, and wife.]

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