Corbett Hope was born on 13 February 1923, the son of Corbett Hope Sr. and Mattie Ruth Young.
Died 18 March 1945
Buried at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, C, 158
Private First Class
157th Infantry, 45th Division, 5th Army
The Greeneville Sun, April 14, 1945
Pfc. Corbett Hope Jr. was killed in action in Germany, March 18, according to a recent telegram from the War Department received by his parents in this city. Pfc. Hope, aged 21, was in service three years and served 23 months overseas. He was a veteran of the Sicilian campaign, and landed in France on D-Day. He was presented the Combat Infantry Badge and was awarded a citation for bravery by General Clark in the Anzio Beachhead battle. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Mrs. Virginia Hartman and one brother, Henry Allen Hope.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 13 February 1923
- Date of death: 18 March 1945
- County: Greene
- Hometown: Greeneville
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 157th Infantry, 45th Division, 5th Army
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge
- Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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