Carl Allen Vineyard enlisted on June 23, 1943 in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. He died non Battle.
He was the son of Ulysees Samuel Vineyard and Viola Rhodelia Duggan. He was married to Betty Walker and had a daughter, Linda Carol Vineyard who died on 21 August 1943 while Pvt Vineyard was stationed at Camp Haan in California. He was a graduate of Carter High School.
His siblings; Juanita M. Vineyard, Helen L. Vineyard, Lester O. Vineyard, Ula D. Vineyard, Hazel L. Vineyard, and Hilda R. Vineyard

The Knoxville Journal, October 28, 1948
Cpl. Carl Allen Vineyard, age 21, was killed in an airplane crash October 1, 1945, while being transported into Germany to serve in the Army of Occupation. He had been in service since July, 1943, serving with the 44th Airborne Division, and overseas 11 months. He was a member of the Arlington Baptist Church and a member of the choir of that church before going into service. He was the son of Mrs. U.S. Vineyard, 1547 Money Place, and the late Mr. Vineyard. Survivors: mother, sisters Mrs. Gertrude Noe, Morristown;  Mrs. Gladys Sayne, Neuberg, Mrs. Juanita Cruze, Charleston, W.Va.; Mrs. Helen Smith, Mrs. Hazel Burton, Mrs. Hilda Kirby, Knoxville; brothers, Ira Harold, Lester and Ula, Knoxvilel. Interment in New Gray Cemetery.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 November 1923
  • Date of death: 1 October 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 44th Airborne Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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