Sherman E. Axline
Drafted while still a student
Private, U.S. Army
508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Entered the Service from: Maryland
Died: September 20, 1944
Buried at: Plot F Row 2 Grave 15
Netherlands American Cemetery
The News, October 13, 1944
PVT. SHERMAN EUGENE AXLINE, a paratrooper, was killed in
Holland on September 20, the War Department on Thursday notified his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. Axline, of Petersville. He was 19
years of age on July 20.
He was inducted last Armistice Day while a student at Brunswick High
School. He would have graduated last June.
Overseas since last July 21, Pvt. Axline received most of his
training at Fort McClellan, Ala. He has a brother, Cpl. Theodore
Axline, stationed in New Guinea for about a year.
Besides his parents and brother, Pvt. Axline is also survived by
these brothers, David, Baltimore; Charles and Lee, Petersville, and
four sisters, Mrs. Marion Snoots, Petersville; Mrs. Alice McDade,
Broad Run; Mrs. Nora Coates and Kathleen Axline, both of Petersville.