Born 15 October 1913
Died of wounds 27 July 1944

Private First Class
313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, Company B

He was initially buried at Catania War Cemetery, Provencia di Catania, Sicily, Italy,  Plot 1.E. 35. He was returned to Bailey Cemetery, Tazewell, TN

Ernest was killed in battle. His wife, Cleopatra, was given his Purple Heart. His hometown was Tazewell, TN. His rank was PFC.
-Submitted by his great nephew, Jeremy Whitaker

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 August 1913
  • Date of death: 27 July 1944
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Tazewell
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Bailey Cemetery, Tazewell, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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