John Rable Pippin was born on 20 January 1923, the son of Henderson C. Pippin and Mary Josephine Martin.
Killed in Action 13 November 1944 in France
Buried at Young Cemetery, near Cookeville, TN

324th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, Company L

The Nashville Banner, 21 December 1944
Pvt. John R. Pippin, 21, member of an infantry outfit, was killed in France, November 13, according to a message from the War Department to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Pippin of 921 West Douglas Avenue. Born in Jackson County, Private Pippin was educated at the Pine Grove School at Crab Orchard in Cumberland County. He moved to Nashville three years ago and was employed by Phillips – Buttorff Manufacturing Company prior to his induction into the Army in March 1943. A member of the Church of Christ, he had served overseas since August.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by six sisters; Miss Floy Pippin of Cookeville, Tenn.; Mrs Ethel Robinson and Mrs. Lola McNell of Crab Orchard, Tenn.; Mrs. Bernice Collier of Miami, Fla.; Mrs. Laura Haynie and Mrs. Viola Jordan of Nashville; three brothers, Sgt Clay Pippin with the Army in Germany; Willard Pippin of Detroit, Mich., and Cordell Pippin of Nashville.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 January 1923
  • Date of death: 13 November 1944
  • County: Cumberland
  • Hometown: Hebbertsburg
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 324th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: John Young Cemetery, Shiloh, Jackson County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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