Vernon Ivey

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/27/1944

 

 

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 Forest
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.

Burial:
Victory Baptist Church Cemetery
La Follette
Campbell County
Tennessee

 

Grave marker for Vernon Ivey

Photo by Larry & Edie Doepel from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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