Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Vernon Ivey was born in
Tennessee on March 13, 1921. He was drafted into the Army
on September 18, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. His home of residence was listed
as Campbell County, Tennessee and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Construction
Occupations. He had completed grammar school and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Ivey was
killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen
on November 27, 1944.
Vernon Ivey was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Tennessee.
Victory Baptist Church Cemetery
Grave marker for Vernon Ivey
Photo by Larry & Edie Doepel from the Find A Grave website
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