Albert Joseph Banther was born 31 March 1918 to Andrew Jackson Banther and Jessie Lee Knox.
He died 7 August 1944 at San Diego, California
Buried at McDonald Cemetery, Ooltewah, TN
The Chattanooga Daily Times, August 9, 1944
Pvt. Albert Joseph Banther, 26, United States Marines, died Monday at the Naval Hospital in Oceanside, Calif., from injuries received in an automobile accident. Pvt. Banther, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Banther of Harrison, had been in service five months. He was a member of the Carpenters’ and Joiners’ Union, Local 74. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lorene Bather; two daughters, Charlotte and Gale Banther; parents; sister, Miss Easter Banther; six brothers, Jackie Lee, L.K., Lonellis, Richard Banther, Harrison; Pvot. James H. Banther, Camp Polk, La., and Pfc Marion Banther, overseas.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 31 March 1918
- Date of death: 7 August 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Harrison
- Service Branch: Navy
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: McDonald Cemetery, Ooltewah, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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