Yanceys Who served in World War II

 

This is a very incomplete list.  If you know of any Yanceys/Yancys who served in World War II - please let me know - Dennis Yancey - dyancey@maimi.edu

 

Name From Notes
     
Adam Emron Yancey Blackfoot, Idaho  
Andrew Harner YanceyVirginiaServed in US Navy
Archie O Yancey   [ More Info ]
Bobbie Burns Yancey Kentucky Served in World War II in the US Army. He served in Germany.
Charles C. Yancey   died 1991.  "Army Veteran of WW II [link]
Chester W. Yancey   [link]  Purple Heart Recipient
Daniel Flook YanceyVirginiaServed in US Navy
Harry Yancy   [link]
James D Yancey Dallas, TX Served in the US Navy.
John Handley YanceyVirginia

World War II, Officer U.S. Army, European Theater, grandson of John Hampton Yancey, brother of Paul Thomas Yancey.

Lester B Yancy Louisiana

drafted out of college and served in World War II in the US Army in Germany

Luther Francis Yancy   [link]
Paul Thomas YanceyVirginiaEnlisted in  US Navy 29 Dec. 1943, and served as Motor Machinist 3rd class, in the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. PCE 898, and honorably discharged 19 Dec 1945. Grandson of John Hampton Yancey, brother of John Handley Yancey.
Robert Ernest Yancy Jr Louisiana

drafted out of college and served in World War II in the US Army in Germany

Robert H Yancey   [ More info ]
Rommye Lee Yancey Kentucky Served in World War II in the US Navy. He served on the USS Phoenix and the USS Lake Champlain. Dad was in the Leyte Gulf battle. The USS Phoenix was decommissioned and sold to Argentina. They named it the General Belgrano and it sank during the Faukland Island crisis.
Thomas B. Yancey   [Link]
Walter Scott Yancey    [Grave Site]
Wayne Roy Yancey  

Wayne Roy Yancey enlisted in the US Navy WWII on 22 July, 1943, and was released on 4 Jan, 1946.  He was a "D" Day vet.

Wesley Franklin Yancey  

He served in WWII.  He was on the USS Lexington CV-2 aircraft carrier that was hit by a Japanese torpedo during the battle of Coral Sea.  He survived and was given the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (with 2 Stars), and the WWII Victory Medal.

William B. Yancey   WILLIAM B YANCEY
William R. Yancey   WILLIAM R. YANCE
William Burbridge Yancey North Carolina ACTIVITY DURING WWII
2ND LIEUTENANT. SERVED IN THE ARMY AIR CORPS. ENTERED U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY ON JULY 1, 1943. GRADUATED ON JUNE 4, 1946. WHILE AT THE ACADEMY COMPLETED FLIGHT TRAINING AND AWARDED PILOT WINGS UPON GRADUATION. COMPLETED 35 YEARS IN THE U.S. AIR FORCE AS A FIGHTER PILOT AND RETIRED AS MAJOR GENERAL WITH HIS COMMAND PILOT WINGS.
Winston W. Yancey Georgia Served in WW II as part of the occupation force in Japan