World War II Honor Roll

Sherman Eugene Axline
Drafted prior to graduation  Class 1944                        

Private United States Army

Entered the Service from: Maryland
Died: 9/20/1944 Netherlands  KIA
Buried at: Netherlands F

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.