Vester Mc Kinl Young

World War II
Service #34281898
RankPrivate, U.S. Army
Unit191st Tank Battalion
Entered Service From
Tennessee
Date of DeathSeptember 23, 1943
Buried Plot F Row 11 Grave 51
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Nettuno, Italy

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