We would love to hear from any descendants or friends who know details about their military service or know of any Shackfords who served in the Army in World War II who are missing from this list.
Charles Augustus Shackford (1922-2013) - son of Charles Augustus Shackford and Alice May Short enlisted at age 19 in Boston, Mass on June 27, 1942.
Charles Lee Shackford (1919-2006) - son of Charles Lee Shackford and Katherine Howard Gay enlisted on 31 August 1943 at age 24. He served in Europe in the 16th Armored Division, was transferred to the 1st Infantry Division, saw duty in Bamberg, Hammelburg and Deggendorf.
Clyde Erwin Shackford (1914-1992) - son of Foye Clayson Shackford and Emily Julia Hill enlisted at age 28 on June 30, 1943.
Henry Francis Shackford (1928-2006) - son of Henry David Shackford and Frances Riley enlisted at age 17 at Fort Banks, Boston, Massachusetts on Feb 7, 1946.
Leslie Theodore Shackford (1913-1968) - son of Edwin Augusta Shackford and Bessie Littlefield enlisted at age of 28 in Manchester, NH on Jan 27, 1942.
James Atkins Shackford (1912-1957), son of John Walter Shackford and Love Branner Atkins enlisted at the age of 30 on January 17, 1942. From his obituary we know that he served as a chaplain and then as editor-in-chief in the Army's Atlanta headquarters.
Joseph Aaron Shackford (1919-2003) - son of Jessie Elmer Shackford and Pauline Hurd. enlisted at age 22 in Manchester, New Hampshire on April 2, 1941.
Richard Lewis Shackford (1914-1974) - son of Irwin Lewis Shackford and Annette Mabel Parsons enlisted at age 27 in Springfield, Mass on August 7, 1942.
Richmond Irving Shackford (1925-1997), son of Richmond I Shackford and Josephine E Severance enlisted at age 18 on January 13, 1944.
Robert Smith Shackford (1916-2008) - son of Robert Smith Shackford and Carolyn Hildegard Payne enlisted at age 26 in Los Angeles, California on April 10, 1943.
"Dr. Shackford Dies at Waynesville, 45," Gastonia Gazette, 9 December 1957; digial images, Newspaper Archive (http://access.newspaperarchive.com : accessed 28 May 2014
Letter C. Lee Shackford, September 2004
United States. Office of War Information. We have just begun to fight!. Washington, D. C.. UNT Digital Library.http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc153/. Accessed June 2, 2014.
"United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : accessed 23 May 2014
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