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Ernest Haven O'Brien

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                         Name: Ernest Haven O'Brien

                         Branch of Service (1): U.S. Army

                         Unit: Hq. and Base Service SQ

                         Rank: CPL

                         Dates of Service (1): 9/22/1944-11/1/1946

                         Branch of Service (2): U.S. Air Force

                         Unit: 3605 MAINT SQ

                         Rank: S/SGT

                         Dates of Service (2): 3/8/1949-11/1/1952

                         Theater of Service:


Ernest Haven O'Brien was born on May 6, 1926, in Fluvanna County, Virginia; he was the son of Ernest Franklin O'Brien (1900-1960) and Lottie Jane (Pippin) O'Brien (1903-1986).  During his WWII service, Ernest was awarded a WW II Victory Medal and an Army Occupation Medal.  In 1949, Ernest enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in which he served until late 1952 and was discharged as a S/SGT.  Ernest married Mattie Elizabeth Taylor on April 14, 1951, in Scottsville, Albemarle County, Virginia.  Ernest was severely injured in a traffic accident in Goochland County, Virginia, and passed away on April 3, 1960.  He is buried at Scottsville Cemetery in Scottsville, Virginia.

Ernest Haven O'Brien Gravestone, Scottsville Cemetery

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