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MONROE TYNDALL

Hawley-Tyndall
   Raleigh - N. C.- Mrs. Raymond Hawley announces the marriage of her daughter Ludie Gill to Monroe Tyndall September 28 at Beaufort S. C. Mrs. Tyndall is the youngest daughter of Mrs. Hawley and the late Raymond Hawley of Hamlet N. C. She is a graduate of the Hamlet high school and for the last two years has been employed by the Southern Bell Telephone company She was married in a light tan coat suit with dark brown accessories and a corsage of Talisman roses.
   Mr. Tyndall is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Crawford Tyndall of Latta, S. C., a graduate of the Latta high school and served overseas for three years with the famous 508th Parachute Infantry jumping on all of the most important battles He is now employed with the Hubbard Construction company of Marion, S. C. Mr. and Mrs. Tyndall will be at home in Beaufort for three weeks later going to Florida

Monroe Tyndall

   MYRTLE BEACH Services for Monroe Tyndall, 70 of Ocean Lakes Campground and Winston-Salem NC will fbe held at 1 pm Friday at Goldfinch Funeral Home Beach Chapa with burial in the Veteran's Garden of Hillcrest Cemetery
    The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice of Horry County.
   Mr. Tyndall died Wednesday Sept 29 1999. Born In Latte, he was a eon of the late Crawford Leonard and Nettie Jackson Tyndall. He retired as a captain in the Army serving as paratrooper with the 92nd Airborne Division in World War II. He retired as reserve company commander of the Army Reserves of Winston-Salem. He retired from Sears Roebuck and Co. of Winston-Salem and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
   Surviving are his wife Ludie Hawley Tyndall, a daughter Brenda Quincannon of Myrtle Beach a sister Beulah Hartman of Murrells Inlet and two grandchildren;

[The State, Columbia, SC, 30 Sep 1993, Thu, Page 21]


[courtesy of Mike Phillips]

Grave marker for Monroe Tyndall in Hillcrest Cemetery, Conway (Horry county), South Carolina. His wife, Ludie, lies beside him under a separate bronze marker.


Draft card and

Monroe enlisted in the Army at Camp Croft, SC on 10 October 1942.

Pvt Tyndall, a member of Company B, 508th PIR  was promoted to T/5 on 5 March 1943. He held that rank throughout WWII.

 

Following hi return to the U.S., Mon roe reported tot the Dillon, SC draft board to update his record.  At the time he was so fresh out of the serviced that he was still unemployed,.

Things picked up quickly ss he Monroe was married on 28 September 1946.

On 4 February 1954 he was named as 1 of 18 men who enlisted for military service. [source: Florence Morning News, Florence SC, page 11]

Six months later he was listed as a 2nd Lt and a member of the Army Reserves, 414th Transportation Company, Charleston Transportation Depot, North Charleston, SC..

He ultimately retired with the rank of Captain.