Born 19 February 1919, Georgia
Died 6 June 1944, France
Son of William Hasking Chancey and Sara Lavada

112th Engineer Combat Battalion, Company C

Pvt Chancey was a resident of Polk County, Tennessee and enlisted on 4 September 1940 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, George. He died on Omaha Beach, with the 112th Engineers. Mine explosion.

Buried at Barnes Chapel Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 February 1919
  • Date of death: 6 June 1944
  • County: Polk
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 112th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Barnes Chapel Cemetery, Blue Ridge, Fannin County, GA
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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