Staff Sergeant Onais A. Sellers 38209640

Staff Sergeant Onais A. Sellers 38209640, US Army KIA. He is the son of Mrs. J. E. Jones, of Hot Springs Arkansas. He was born in Hot Springs Arkansas on October 23, 1911, and received his education in the Hot Springs Public Schools, after which he was employed as salesman. He joined the Arkansas National Guard in 1931, around the age of 20. He entered the US Army Infantry on August 4, 1942, at the age of 30. He received his basic training at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, and received Sharpshooter Medals for rifle and machine gun. He was attached to the 80th Infantry Division and the 106th Infantry Divisions for three years, he left the United States in July, 1944, for the European Theater of Operations (ETO). He was Killed in action at St. Lo and Aachen as a replacement to 30th Infantry Division, First Army, He served as a Mortar Squad Leader with the Fourth Platoon, Company F, Second Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, he was killed on October 12, 1944, at the age of 32. Sergeant Sellers was awarded the Purple Heart Medal (PHM), ETO Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, and Combat Infantry Badge (CIB). His wife, Helen Benedict Sellers, resides at 123 Morrison Avenue, Hot Springs Arkansas as of 1946. 

1- The Fighting Men of Arkansas and history of World War Two – 1946