Ira Kennedy Swaggerty Jr. was born in 1917 and the son of Ira Kennedy Swaggerty and Octavia Mae Cate. He Died Non Battle
He was initially buried at El Alia Cemetery in Algiers, Algeria and reburied at North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia, D, 4, 8
The Knoxville Journal, April 12, 1943
Strawberry Plain, April 10 – I.K. Swaggerty Jr. of Strawberry Plains has been missing in action since Feb. 23. He is the son of I.K. Swaggerty of Strawberry Plains and is in the Medical Corps. He has been in the service two years. The family last heard from him in December.
- Rank: Private
- Date of death: 23 February 1943
- County: Jefferson
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 21st Station Hospital
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
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