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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 28, 2014

PORCHER "SHAY" MITCHUM *WWI*

1896 - 1948

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Porcher "Shay" Mitchum enlisted into the U.S. Army (Infantry) on May 5, 1918, discharged on June 10, 1919. 

 

Porcher Mitchum, born May 7, 1896, Wayne County, Ga., and died April 29, 1948, Miami, Fl., single. His father was Mitchum, Harvey Watson; Mother, Highsmith, Michal.

 

 Porcher and his father, Harvey are buried in Smyrna Cemetery. Michal (Highsmith) Mitchum is buried in Morgantown, WV.

 

Gaynell H. Sasser order the stone on April 17, 2002, and was placed in February 2003 by her son Art Keene.

 

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