Henry C. Earl was born 3 March 1923 in Hamilton County, Tennessee, the son of Earnest Jackson Earls and Margaret Irene Keith. Stepson of Elley Robert Mahaffey.

He died 4 August 1943 and was interred 29 June 1948 in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Section Y, Site 324.

Pvt Earl was initially buried at British New Guinea, USAF Cemetery, Finschaffen #4.

Photo courtesy of Victoria B. Clark

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 March 1923
  • Date of death: 4 August 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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