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.