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
Dates of Service (1): 9/22/1944-11/1/1946
Branch of Service (2): U.S. Air Force
Unit: 3605 MAINT SQ
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.