Born Bryant Homer Womack in 1931 to George W Womack and Julia Hollifield in Rutherford County, North Carolina. The birth record reads "Homer Bryant" but most other records provide name as "Bryant Homer". (His maternal grandfather was Homer Bryant Hollifield). He never married.
Bryant Homer Womack died of injuries sustained in combat in North Korea. Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina is named for him. He was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously.
Birth: 1931 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Family moved to Polk County, North Carolina before January 1935 (date of brother George Lester's birth)
Residence 1940: Polk County, North Carolina as son Bryon Womack (9) in household of George Womack (42) with wife Julie Womack (36), daughter Womack (11), son Lasther Womack (5) and son Womack (2).
Photograph available at Findagrave Memorial # 7664491 Online Memorial
Wikipedia Bryant H. Womack Article
Newspaper Article: Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer online story
"North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000," , FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCQH-5N6 : accessed 8 August 2015), Homer B Womack, 1931; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 19, p. 454, Rutherford, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
"North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000," , FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCWS-DN9 : accessed 8 August 2015), George Lester Womack, 1935; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2005); citing vol. 13, p. 47, Polk, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.
1940 US Census: Polk County North Carolina entry for George Womack, "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ]https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KW75-846 : accessed 23 Nov 2014] George Womack, Cooper Gap Township, Polk, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 75-3, sheet 1A, family 6, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 2960, NARA digital publication of T627, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
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