Born 26 January 1925
Died 21 September 1944
Buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, TN

142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Company E

Bristol Herald courier, May 9, 1948
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Vance have received word that the body of their son, Pvt. Ernest L. Vance is being returned to this country from France. Pvt. Vance was killed in Southern France, September 21, 1944. He is survived by his parents, eight brothers, Paul, Eldridge, Joe, Ralph, Douglad, Cebert, George and Gerald Vance; and two sisters, Mrs. Lee Dixon and Imogene Vance.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 January 1925
  • Date of death: 21 September 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 142nd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Company E
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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