Earl Kenneth Dean was born on 12 January 1923, the son of Crawford Andrew Dean and Ella Matilda Kegley
Died 5 February 1945
Buried at Wiloughby’s Cemetery, Bulls Gap, TN

34th Infantry Regiment , 24th Infantry Division, 4th Replacement Depot, 272nd Replacement Company, Company B

The Greeneville Sun, October 12, 1948
The body of Pvt. Earl  K. Dean, aged 22, who was killed in action on Luzon, February 5, 1945, will arrive in Mosheim this afternoon on Train 42. Survivors are his father, Mr. Andy Dean of Rogersville, Rt. 3, one brother, Robert Dean of Mosheim; ten halfbrothers, William of Kokomo, Ind., John of Greeneville, Carl of Rogersville and Hickman Dean of Midway, Handin of Greeneville, Charles and Joe of Kokomo, Ind., Oscar, Ernest and J.W. Parker of Mosheim.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 January 1923
  • Date of death: 5 February 1945
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Mosheim
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 34th Infantry Regiment , 24th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Wiloughby's Cemetery, Bulls Gap, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Earl K. Dean

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →