Santa Clarita War Memorial

Archibald K. "Archie" Beall

Home of Record: Newhall (1317 Chestnut St.)
Date of Birth: March 25, 1921
Birthplace: Oklahoma

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.

Notes: 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.

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.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Record
Source: National Archives and Records Administration
Name: Archibald K. Beall
Birth Year: 1921
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma
State of Residence: Oklahoma
County or City: Lincoln
Enlistment Date: 8 Jul 1942
Enlistment State: Oklahoma
Enlistment City: Oklahoma City
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Farm hands, general farms
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 67
Weight: 125
U.S. Rosters of WWII Dead
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Cemetery Name: Oklahoma
Disposition: According to next of kin

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