Pvt. Melvin L. Ivens

 

 

 

 

 

Pvt. Melvin L. Ivens

April 20, 1923 Aug. 1, 1943

Big Creek Cem.

 

Pvt. Melvin Ivens was born in 1924. He departed this life August 1, 1943, and was laid to rest on August 6, after funeral services at Big Creek Baptist Church, conducted by the Revs. Hoyt Shadden and J.T. Stakely, beneath a large mound of flowers, in the church cemetery.

Melvin was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Ivens. He leaves to mourn his departure his parents; four sisters, Mrs. Geneva Reno, Misses Onie Bee, Ruby and Carolyn Ivens; three brothers, Winfred, Randall and Bobby; a grandfather, Mr. Sherman Cole; two grandmothers, Mrs. Sherman Cole and Mrs. Maggie Ivens; several other relatives and a host of friends.

Melvin was a good boy and always had a sunny smile for every one. He will be greatly missed.

By: his aunt, Mrs. Wright Ivens.

 

PVT Melvin Ivens
ID: 34504964
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Blount County, TN
Status: DNB

 

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name:

Melvin Ivens

Birth Year:

1923

Race:

White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:

Tennessee

State of Residence:

Tennessee

County or City:

Blount

 

 

Enlistment Date:

9 Jan 1943

Enlistment State:

Georgia

Enlistment City:

Fort Oglethorpe

Branch:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Grade:

Private

Grade Code:

Private

Term of Enlistment:

Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law

Component:

Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Source:

Civil Life

 

 

Education:

Grammar school

Civil Occupation:

General farmers

Marital Status:

Single, without dependents

Height:

73

Weight:

147

 

Researcher and Designer

Joy Locke & Joe Irons