Dennis Warren Yankee was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Company F. He was Killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 25, 1950.

Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence H. Yankee, Rogersville, sister, Mrs. Nell Wanda McLain, Baltimore, five brothers, Arion, Jerry, and Delton all of Rogersville, Billy of Donaldson and Shelby Yankee of Tennessee School for Deaf. Interment in National Cemetery.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 June 1928
  • Date of death: 25 July 1950
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Rogersville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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