Mack Eugene Sanders

Attended Knoxville High School
Parents: Thurrell C. and Katherine M. Sanders
Siblings: Martha E. Sanders, Thurrell C. Sanders, A.L. Sanders and Charles K. Sanders

Died in Riverside, CA
Buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

“My 1st cousin Mack Eugene Sanders, age 19, died in a flight training accident on March 1, 1944, in a Marine F4U Corsair just prior to his being scheduled to go to the Pacific.”
-Submitted by John Freels

The Knoxville Journal, March 9, 1944
Second Lt. Mack Eugene Sanders, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thurell C. Sanders, 529 Cedar Avenue, was killed in an airplane accident in El Centro, Calif., Wednesday. Boyd will arrive in Knoxville Wednesday over Southern Railway, and will be taken to Weaver’s Funeral Home. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 May 1924
  • Date of death: 1 March 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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