Grave marker for Van Junius Millwood in Saint
James United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jamestown (Berkeley
County), South Carolina.
Van was a
member of Company A and served during the Invasion of France as
well as Operation Market-Garden in Holland. He was wounded
in Belgium on 19 December 1944 and evacuated.
He may have been sent directly to the States
as a consequence of the wound or returned early based on the
points system. He re-enlisted at Fort
Gordon, GA on 24 November 1945.
He first married Mazzie Lee
Spence on 22 Mar 1942 in Benton County, TN and later wed Carrie
Van resided in
Jamestown, SC for a number of years before his death at Trident
Hospital in North Charleston. following complications of