Earl Eugene Brooks was born at Greeneville, Tennessee, the son of William Barlow Brooks and Francis Catherine “Frankie” Arrowwood.

Service Number: 14160608
Detachment A, 1290th Military Police Company, U.S. Army Air Forces
Non-battle / Accident, England (UK)
Interred: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Section C, Site 125, Greeneville, TN (USA)
Unit Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe (4 Jul 1942-5 Jun 1944)

The Greeneville Sun, July 22, 1948
Pfc. Earl E. Brooks, who was killed in a motorvehicle accident in England on Feb. 3, 1944 will arrive in Greeneville on Saturday morning. The bodyescorted by a VFW Color Guard, will be removed to Kiser Funeral Home where it will remain until time for the service. A full military service will be held Monday afternoon. Interment will be in Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Brooks, of Johnson City, one brother, Willis Brooks, and five sisters, Mrs. T.C. Huff, Mrs. Andrew Lamb, Mrs. Frank Carter, Mrs. Jack Jeffers and Miss Evelyn Brooks. Pfc. Brooks formerly of Greeneville was a member of the 290 M.P. Company, Detachment A.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 September 1922
  • Date of death: 3 March 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 1290th Military Police Company
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Top Panel
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