Paul Addison Slade1

b. 8 May 1911, d. 15 July 1980
     Paul Addison Slade was born on May 8, 1911 in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, North Carolina.2,1 He was the son of Walter Anderson Slade and Josephine Cobb Drake.3 He enlisted in the US Army on September 23, 1935.2
     Paul married Sara J. Voyles, daughter of Alford Doris Voyles and Eliza Jane Trantham.1 Paul was discharged from the US Army Nov 13, 1945 and then later that same month on Nov 29, re-enlisted for a tour with the Army Corps of Engineers in Hawaii.1
Paul retired from the military on Feb 28, 1957.2 He died on July 15, 1980 at age 69.2 He was buried in Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort County, South CarolinaG.4


  1. [S1061] U.S. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947,, Paul Addison Slade, b May 8, 1912, Roanoke Rapids, wife Sara Voyles Slade.
  2. [S1064] US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010,,, Paul Slade, b May 8, 1911, enlist Sep 23, 1935, rel Feb 28, 1957, d Jul 15, 1980.
  3. [S1046] 1920 US Census of Guiliford County, North Carolina, Jamestown Twp, ED 165, sheet 5-B, lines 77-84, hh 92, fam 92.
  4. [S769] Find A Grave website, Paul A Slade, tombstone, Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, South Carolina.
  5. [S1051] 1930 US Census of Guilford County, North Carolina, Jefferson Twp, ED 41-70, sheet 10-A, lines 29-39, hh 175, fam 176.
  6. [S1067] 1940 US Census of Marin County, California, ED 21-43, sh 23-A, line 35, Paul A Slade, 27, soldier, US Army, Fort McDowell.