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 Earl “Big E” Mitchener

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Earl “Big E” Mitchener

  • Birth 22 Oct 1922 USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1986 Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Sec V
  • Memorial ID 42463949

Earl Mitchener fought in WWII and was a POW. He lived and worked in Fairmount, Indiana for several years. He worked at the Haisley Grain Elavator on Elm Street.

The information below is from the Grant County Health Department Vital Records that I found online. I believe that their are some errors in this record.

1st error his last names is miss spelled. It's not Mitchner its Mitchener.

2nd error is his mother was not Lewis Eula Mitchner. Earl and his brother Merl was the oldest of 5 kids but they had a different mother than the younger three. The younger three's mother was Eula W. (Lewis) Mitchener.
Merl & Earl's mother was: Vara Irene Hollopeter b. 1898 d. ? Lotus William Mitchener was their dad and he divorced Vara and married Eula Lewis.

Grant County Vital Record
Name EARL NMI MITCHNER
Date of birth 1922-10-22
Place of birth *NOT STATED **
Date of death 1986-09-08
Place of death MARION IN
Age (years) 63.0
Sex M
Residence (of decedent) *NOT STATED MARION IN
Occupation LABORER
Marital Status SINGLE
Spouse name -
Father name WILLIAM L. MITCHNER
Mother name LEWIS EULA MITCHNER
Informant VA HOSPITAL RECORDS MARION IN
Certifier WALTER SUN M.D.
Disposition PARK CEMETERY FAIRMOUNT IN
Funeral Home HUNT FUNERAL HOME FAIRMOUNT IN

POW WWW II Records found online at World Vital Records
Name: Mitchener, Earl
Serial Number: 35764285
Grade, Alpha: Private
Grade Code: Cadet, USMA or Chief Warrant Officer or Private or Apprentice, Seaman
Service Code: Army
Arm or Service: Signal Corps
Arm or Service Code: Sc: Signal Corps
Report Date: 21 December 1944
Organization Type: Signal Company
Parent Unit Number: 0028
Parent Unit Type: Company/MP Company/Area
Area: European Theatre: Germany
Report Date: 01 1945
Source of Report: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.
Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated
Detaining Power: Germany


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  • Created by: BTC
  • Added: 27 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42463949
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl “Big E” Mitchener (22 Oct 1922–8 Sep 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42463949, citing Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by BTC (contributor 47157576) .