Born 8 June 1919
Died 25 August 1944
Buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

14th Armored Infantry Battalion, Company B

-Enlisted on November 10, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
-Married
-Parents: John W. and Lela M. Tipton
-Siblings: Olen W. Tipton, Deadick O. Tipton, Dortha C. Tipton, Alice Tipton, Joe W. Tipton, Jack B. Tipton, Mary Ann Tipton, and Fay Pope Tipton

The Knoxville Journal, September 7, 1944
Pfc. Charles Everett (Chicken) Tipton, 25, son of Mrs. Lela Brooks Tipton of 535 Tazewell Pike, was killed in action in Italy, Aug. 25, according to information which his mother received from the War Department yesterday. Additional surivors: widow, Mrs. Edna Tipton; two daughters, Jo Ann and Alice Marie; brothers, O.W. and D.O., both of Knoxville, and J.W. and Jack Tipton, both of the U.S. Army stationed in England, and four sisters,Mrs. Elmer Cardwell and Mrs. T.t. Copeland and Misses Mary ann and Faye Tipton.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 June 1919
  • Date of death: 25 August 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 14th Armored Infantry Battalion, Company B
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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