Adair County

Sgt. Marion Joel Wood




Marion Joel Wood was born Nov. 9, 1907 to John M. and Luva M. Chew. He died June 26, 1944 and is buried in Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

Sgt. Wood served with the U.S. Army in World War II and was MIA/KIA in the European Theatre. He served with the 526th Ordnance Maintenance Company and was awarded the Purple Heart.