Military Service

Table of Contents

A Probable History of the Golden Family
of Newberry, South Carolina Since 1761

Updated 2024.06.15

Golden Genealogy and Family History

 

The following members of our family served their country in military service.

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You can add your Golden family member by sending info to Bill Golden at Norfolk1956@gmail.com or posting on the Golden Family History page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/WilliamNellieGoldenFamily

DIS = Died in Service, KIA = Killed in Action, WIA = Wounded in Action, WG/XX = descendant of William Golden and son. See Index at bottom of page.

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Golden, Abraham (Bud)  (1889-1971) … US Army, (13th) Infantry. (WG/NG)

Golden, Albert Lee (Fred) (1920-1972) … US Army, Infantry, 1942-43; discharged due to health issues. (WG/NG)

Golden, Aubrey D (1909-1982) … 1942, US Army National Guard. No known spouse is recorded in any genealogy record. When enlisted in 1942, reported being married and having three years of college. Rank: Branch Immaterial – Warrant Officers, USA. (WG/TG)

Golden, Arthur Stanley (1926-2022) … enlisted US Army 29 Dec 1944 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. (WG/JG)

Golden, Billy Gene (1938-2003) … US Air Force, 28 Mar 1957 – 10 Jun 1958. (WG/NG)

Golden, Carl Edwin (1925-2000) … US Air Force, was stationed in India as an Air Force Mechanic. (WB/NG)

Golden, Cecil Hubert (1913-1999) … US Navy, World War II. (WG/NG)

Golden, Charles Edward (1926-1989) … US Army, World War II, 1944-46. (WG/NG)

Golden, Charles Floyd (1909-1973) … US Army, World War II, served 5 Feb 1941 – 22 Jun 1945 (WG/NG)

Golden, Charles Thomas (1917-1992) … USAF 1947-1968. (WG/AM)
— Parents: Egbert (Bert) Golden, 1879–1939 and Florence Bell Wallace, 1883–1943.

Golden, David Clyde (1907-1987) … US Navy, World War II, 1944-45. (WG/NG)

Golden, Eddith Dedman (1896-1958) … Private, Company I, 152d Infantry Regiment, 58th Division … left Hoboken, NJ on 6 Oct 1918 aboard the military transport ‘Pyrrhus’ en route to Europe, World War I. (WG/SG)

Golden, Evan Earle “Earl” (1926-2008) … US Army, Enlistment Date 9 Apr 1945; discharged 21 Dec 1945. (WG/NG)

Golden, Fredrick Lee (1931-2004) … US Army. (WG/NG)

Golden, Harold Amanual (1948-2012) … US Army (Ret), 101st Airborne. (WG/NG)

Golden, William Harold (1909-1981) … US Army, 1 Jul 1942-11 Nov 1945 [1](WG/AM)

Golden, Harold Gray (1927-2021) … US Navy, Ship Number or Designation CL-98, Muster Date 1 Feb 1946. [1]U.S., World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. (WG/NG)

Golden, James Calvin (1926-2005) … US Navy, World War II. (WG/NG)

Golden, James Charles (1934-1978) … US Army. (WG/NG)

Golden, James Daffis (1920-1997) … US Army, World War II. (WG/NG)

Golden, James Perry (Jim) (1935-2021) … US Air Force, Medical Corps. (WG/AG)

Golden, James Wilburn (1921-2006) … Sergeant, US Army, World War II, served 22 Nov 1942 – 22 Apr 1947. (WG/NG)

Golden, John Eugene Sr (1922-2003) … World War II, 1943-46. (WG/AG)

Golden, John J (1844-1917) … CSA. Private, Company H, 2nd Infantry Regiment, Louisiana, CSA. (WG/TG)

Golden, John Johnny (1925-1987, Johnny was actual middle name) … World War II enlisted Navy 26 Oct 1943, discharged 17 Jan 1946;  … went into Navy Reserve Jan 1946 as Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) and served through at least 20 Jun 1948; may have served through enlisting in 1951 as active Navy; … Korean War enlisted 11 Jan 1951, discharged 25 May 1951 as CWO. (WG/SG)

Golden, John Henry (1934-2001) … Corporal, USMC, Company D Tanks, Korean War 1953. (WG/NG)

Golden, Joseph James (1893-1979) … Private, US Army, 23 Jul 1918 – 19 Sep 1918, discharged to being disabled. (WG/NG)

Golden, Louis Doyle (1925-2002) … US Navy, World War II, 1945-46. (WG/NG)

Golden, Lloyd Douglas (1939-1977) … US Air Force, service: 14 May 1957 – 7 Apr 1972. (WG/NG)

Golden, Louis William (1922-1944 DIS KIA) … 1943: served in Company “I”, Third Battalion, Ninth Marines, Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, In The Field. 1944: Died at Guam 21 July 1944; listed as KIA. (WG/JG)

Golden, Marcus Lafayette (1846-1864 DIS KIA) …  Private, Company D, 12th Tennessee Mounted Infantry Cavalry Regiment (UNION). Wounded 27 Sep 1864. … Father Nathaniel Green Golden (c1812-c1882/83) went to Nashville Union military hospital to nurse his son back to health. … Enlisted: 26 Feb 1864; Mustered: 27 Mar 1864; Died: 22 Oct 1864 from wounds received at Pulaski, Tennessee on 27 Sep 1864. … Was member of taskforce of Southern Unionist forces (3rd and 12th Mounted Infantry Regiments) that were constantly engaged in running skirmishes with military and guerrilla forces led by Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest. … Forrest was fast and furious … catching the 12th Regiment off guard in late September. In a rush back to protect Pulaski, Tennessee from falling into Forrest’s control, a series of hasty skirmishes were waged between 24-28 Sep 1864.  … Marcus Golden was wounded on the 27th and died from his wounds on October 22nd, 1864. General Forrest went on to be a cofounder of the KKK and its first Grand Dragon. … Son of Nathaniel Greene Golden (1812–1882) and Arzela Moore (1825–1886). (WG/NG)

Golden, Matthew Thomas (1839-1962) … CSA. Enlisted 11 Dec 1861 into Company G, 19th Infantry Regiment as a Private. In some records the 19th is recorded as the 29th Louisiana Infantry Regiment, CSA. Buried at Okolona, Mississippi. Died of disease gotten while in service. Son of Thomas Golden (1806–1880) and Eleanora Ellen “Elander” Batey (1812–1880). (WG/TG)

Golden, Noble Madison (1935-2001) … US Air Force, A2C. Served in Korea during Vietnam war years. 1957, Texarkana, Texas, served in USMC Reserve as a Corporal with the 2D 155mm Howitzer Battery USMC Reserve, 4th Company, Marine Corps Reserve Training Center (MCRTC). (WG/TG)

Golden, Paul Halbert Hubert (1900-1971) … US Army. (WG/NG)

Golden, Phillip Alan (b.c1970) … US Navy, USS Iowa 1988-89. (WG/NG)

Golden, Robert Lee (Bob) (1924-83) … US Army Infantry, 1943-1945. Hit by artillery shrapnel and hospitalized in Oct 1944; released and discharged from Army Jan 1945. (WG/NG)

Golden, Roy David (1932-2014) … US Air Force (Ret). (WG/NG)

Golden, Robert Edward (b1957-) … US Army, 1977-78, Rotor Aviation Mechanic, 1st Armor Div, Germany. (WG/NG)

Golden, Samuel (1770-1857) … Private, 26th Regiment, Tennessee Militia, War of 1812. (WG/SG)

Golden, Troy Horton (1907-1987) … US Army, 3 Nov 1942 – 19 Jan 1944.  (WG/TG)

Golden, Walter Frank, Jr. (1935-2023) … US Air Force, 1955-1959. (WG/NG)

Golden, William (c1750-1809) … Dutch Fork Militia (Royalist), 1777-1781. Was under command of Maj/Col Daniel Clary, a cousin; … 1781-1782, Militia duty in Col Waters Regiment, Gen Anderson Brigade, Ninety Six District. William was married to Ellender Nellie Golden, and may have been brother to Nellie Golden married to (William) Warren. (WG/self)

Golden, William Benjamin (1844-1864 DIS) … CSA. Died  11 Apr 1864 while POW. Buried Woodlawn Confederate Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung, New York. Son of John James W Golden (1819–1866) and Dorcas A (Dillie) Hughes (1821–1905). (WG/NG)

Golden, William David (b1956-) … US Army, 1974-1996, Signal Corps and Military Intelligence (Ret), Germany, Japan, various U.S. assignments with 21 years of service. Ranks Private (E2) through Sergeant First Class (SFC, E7), and Chief Warrant Officer (CWO). (WG/NG)

Golden, William Franklin (1825-1891) … CSA. Private, Company  F, 31st Alabama Infantry Regiment, CSA. Became POW 4 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. [2]National Archives at Washington DC; Washington, DC. USA; Selected Records of the War Department Commissary General of Prisoners Relating to Federal Prisoners of War Confined at Andersonville, GA, … Continue reading (WG/TG)

Golden, William Henry (1843-1910) … CSA. Company G, Missouri Cavalry, CSA. (WG/SG)

Golden, William Noel (1921-2007) … US Army, 10 Jul 1942-27 Sep 1945. (WG/AM)

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All descendant lines of William Golden (c1750-1890) will be noted eventually.

WG/AG = descendant of William Golden and son … Abraham Golden (1790 SC – 1870 GA) …

WG/AM = descendant of William Golden (1745-1810) and Alice Peggy Maupin (1745-1788) yDNA confirmed Virginia/Kentucky branch of our Golden; not descended from South Carolina Goldens.

WG/JG = descendant of William Golden and son/cousin John Golden (PNC, 1775 SC – 1850 AL) …

WG/IG = descendant of William Golden and son … Isaac Golden (1784 SC – 1860 GA) …

WG/SG = descendant of William Golden and son/cousin Samuel Golden (c1770 SC – 1857 TN) …

WG/TG = descendant of William Golden and son/cousin Thomas W. Golden (aft.1775 SC – 1839 MS) …

WG/NG= descendant of William Golden and son … Nathaniel Greene “Green” Golden (1783–1822) …

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References

References
1 U.S., World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.
2 National Archives at Washington DC; Washington, DC. USA; Selected Records of the War Department Commissary General of Prisoners Relating to Federal Prisoners of War Confined at Andersonville, GA, 1864-65; NARA film publicaton #:: M2072; Record Group: War Department Collection of Confederate Records; Record Group Number: 109. Title: List of Confederates Captured At Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863
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