Private First Class Ernest L. Early was assigned to the 81st Calvary Reconnassaince Squadron, 1st Armored Division. The 1st Armored was involved in the Po Valley Battle in Italy in September 1944.

PFC Early was killed in action on the 13th of September 1944. He is interred at the Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of death: 13 September 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 81st Calvary Reconnassaince Squadron, 1st Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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