Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Willie Lee Pritchett, US cavalry, World War I, and Unknown Soldiers

Willie Lee Pritchett (center) and unknown mates - US Army, WWI

Willie Lee Pritchett, born 20 November 1896, Crandall, Murray County, Georgia, private first class, US Army, World War I (center), inducted Camp Gordon, Georgia, on 26 August 1918; served overseas from 20 October 1918 to 21 December 1918; honorable discharge, 30 January 1919. Died 15 September 1939 in Crandall, Murray Co., Georgia. Also pictured: two unknown soldiers, probably messmates or other soldiers of W. Lee Pritchett. Unit unknown: possibly served in 82nd US Infantry, which trained at Camp Gordon.

Willie Lee Pritchett married (1) Esther Vallie Headrick on 23 April 1923 in Murray County, Georgia. Children of this marriage: Fred Thomas Pritchett, Lewis Carl Pritchett, and Nellie Sue Pritchett.

Willie Lee Pritchett (divorced E.V.H.) and married (2) Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Dunn) Pritchett (widow of James Albert Pritchett) on 24 June 1939 in Murray County, Georgia. Child of this marriage: Linda Faye Pritchett.

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