The body of Pfc. Vernon Faye Stewart of Tellico Plains is back from France. Vernon was killed in the battle of St.-Lo on August 2, 1944. Vernon F. Stewart was returned from St. Laurent-Bayeux, France.

He is buried at the Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 6667.

Pfc. Stewart was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Stewart of near Tellico Plains.

Besides his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Carroll White and Miss Blanche Stewart, three brothers, Howard, Oran, and Lester.

The Knoxville Journal, August 30, 1944
Pfc. Vernon Fay Stewart, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Stewart of Tellico Plains, was killed in action in France Aug. 2, according to information received by  the parents from the War Department. Private Stewart entered the service in January, 1943. Prior to entering the service Private Stewart was employed by the TVA at Fontana Dam, N.C.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 October 1922
  • Date of death: 2 August 1944
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Tellico Plains
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Top Panel
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