Albert I. Vanzant Jr. was born 1922 in Hamilton County, Tenn. His parents were Albert I. Vanzant and Mattie Cartwright Vanzant. He enlisted 4 April 1942 and served as a Pvt. with the U. S. Army Air Forces. He died 23 August 1942 in Georgia and is buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery – 1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn. Sec V Site 14505

Pvt Vanzant was attached to the Special Corps, Army Air Corps Det., Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He died at DeKalb Co, Georgia at the age of 19.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 May 1922
  • Date of death: 23 August 1942
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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