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