Wallace Lauderback was born in 1920, the son of Viala E. Patton Lauderback.
He served with the 403rd Engineer Battalion, Company A
Enlisted on December 1, 1942, in Camp Forrest, TN
Buried in Knoxville National Cemetery, Section C Site 4246 on July 30, 1943

The Knoxville Journal, July 28, 1943
Private Wallace Lauderback, 23, of 609 East Cumberland Avenue, was accidentally drowned July 25 on duty with the U.S. Army at Bowling Green, Va. He was a son of Mrs. Viola Lauderback of this city. Survivors, mother; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Davidson, Mrs. Willie Mae Muckle; one brother, Robert Lauderback, all of Knoxville. Body arrived in Knoxville Tuesday and was taken to A. R. Wheeler & Son Chapel. Funeral at East Vine Avenue Christian Church. Interment in National Cemetery. Members of American Legion will be pallbearers and Austin High School Class of 1942 will be honorary pallbearers.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 July 1920
  • Date of death: 25 July 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 403rd Engineer Battalion
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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