Samuel Vernon (also Sam Varne) Walling was born on 25 March 1918 in Kingsport, Tennessee, the son of William Walling and Viola Jones.
He Died non Battle 5 June 1941 in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee. He was a former employe of the Stone Lumber Company

The Evening Herald Courier, 5 June 1941
Samuel Vernon Walling, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Walling of 111 Third street, and on furlough from the United States army, was found dead at 7:45 o’clock this morning in a lumber shed at the Stone Lumber Company, on Third street, near his home. Death was attributed to natural causes. Young Walling, a good Character and record, enlisted in the United States army three months ago and was placed in charge of a large group of recruits enroute from Bristol to Richmond. He came to Bristol June 1 on a 10 day furlough.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 March 1918
  • Date of death: 5 June 1941
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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