Born 1916, Tennessee
Died non Battle 1945
Private First Class
Earl McCoig enlisted on 13 February 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. He was a passenger on the U.S.S. Ward (APD16) which sailed from Guadalcanal Island to Russell Island on 4 April 1943. He also was a passenger on the U.S.S. Bountiful (AH9) on 1 February 1945.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 11 October 1917
- Date of death: 5 August 1945
- County: Jefferson
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 169th Infantry
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Jefferson County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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