Home of Record: Newhall (1317 Chestnut St.)
Date of Birth: March 25, 1921
Service: Army of the United States
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 38154662
Length of Service: 2 years, 9 months
Unit: 394th Infantry Regiment
Start Tour: Enlisted July 8, 1942
Incident Date: March 13, 1945
Casualty Date: March 13, 1945
Age at Loss: 23
Remains: Avery Memorial Cemetery, Avery, Lincoln County, Okla. (Right of front gate, near front)
Narrative: PFC Arch Beall of Newhall joined the US Army's 394th Infantry Regiment and was killed in action on March 13, 1945. Details are unknown.
PFC Beall's family was living in Pawnee, Lincoln County, Okla., when he was born in 1921 but they moved to
Newhall when he was young. Parents are James Beall (1886-1969) and Flossie Bertha Kelly
Beall (1888-1962). The 1930 U.S. Census for Soledad Township (SCV) shows an address of 1317 Chestnut St., Newhall.
Household members include James Beall, 40; Flossie L. Beall, 40; Okalona M. Beall, 14;
Archie K. Beall, 9; and Sybil V. Beall, 7. The 1940 U.S. Census shows the family living back in
Pawnee, Lincoln County, Okla.
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Army's list of Returning War Dead Is Announced.
[Beale's Remains Returned to U.S. in 1947, Claimed by Father in Oklahoma.]
Miami (Okla.) Daily News-Record | November 23, 1947, pg. 20.
Among America's World War II dead scheduled to arrive Monday or Tuesday in New York aboard the U.S. Army transport Robert Burns are the bodies of Pvt. Joseph King, son of Bert H. King, Miami Route 1, and many others from Oklahoma.
The complete list of the returning war dead from Oklahoma includes:
Everett E. Baker, USA, Pfc., Ben F. Baker, Enid Route 5; Victor D. Banham, USA, Pfc., Mrs. Jean C. Banham, 1337 N. Lewis, Tulsa; Robert D. Bass, USA, 1st Lieut., Henry Benjamin Bass, 430 S. Hayes Street, Enid; Richard C. Baughn, USA, Pvt., Mrs. Opal J. Baughn, Beggs; Archibald K. Beall, USA, Pfc., James Beall, Cushing Route 1.
Research by Tricia Lemon Putnam.