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SP5. Joyce, Van Elliott

Registered for Draft: 

Selective Service Number: 318047158

Service-Member Serial: RA 53526028

Enlistment Date: 26 JUN  1967 

Enlistment Location: Charlotte (Mecklenburg County) North Carolina, US

Branch of Service: United States Army (Air Defense Artillery)

Military Occupation: Nike Hercules Custodial Mechanic (24U)

Service Remarks: Van served 3 years as a Nike Hercules Tech. Proving himself so competent, not long after initial-entry training he was teaching other soldiers about the Nike Hercules missile system. Van served in this capacity throughout the Vietnam War, teaching and maintaining these missile systems at Fort Bliss, Texas and Germany until his separation from service. 

Recipient of: 

- National Defense Medal

- Expert Marksmanship Badge (M14 Rifle)

Rank at Separation: Specialist 5/ E5

Separation Date: 16 JUN 1970

Separation Location: Fort Dix, New Jersey, United States

Condition of Separation: Honorable Discharge

Birth: 14 MAR 1947, Rockingham County, North Carolina, US

Death: 10 OCT 2002, Eden (Rockingham County) North Carolina, US

Burial: Ridgeview Cemetery (Rockingham County) North Carolina, US

INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY:

Jordan Blake Turner

LINEAGE

JOYCE LINE 1

- Van Elliott Joyce, Sr (1947-2002), son of

- Reuben Hassell Joyce (1923-1995), son of

Welborn Hassell Joyce (1897-1963), son of

- James S. Joyce (1875-1948), son of

- Joseph Johnson Joyce (1852-1908), son of

- Alexander Joyce, Sr (1813-1900), son of

- Thomas Joyce (1771-1842), son of

- John "Coon" Joyce (1750-1814), son of

- Thomas Joyce (1722-1780), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass

JOYCE LINE 2

- Van Elliott Joyce, Sr (1947-2002), son of

- Reuben Hassel Joyce (1923-1995), son of

- Welborn Hassel Joyce (1897-1963), son of

- James Stonewall Joyce (1875-1948), son of

- Joseph Johnson Joyce (1852-1908), son of

- Alexander Joyce (1813-1900), son of

- Nancy Joyce (1774-1849), daughter of

- Elijah Joyce (1752-1804), son of

- Alexander Joyce (1715-1778), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass

JOYCE LINE 3

- Van Elliott Joyce (1947-2002), son of

- Mary Jane Joyce (1925-1996), daughter of

- William Bryant Joyce (1896-1980), son of

- William Walker Joyce (1858-1939), son of

- Hiram Warren Joyce (1825-1914), son of

- Samuel Joyce (1777-1875), son of

- John "Possum" Joyce, Sr (1743-1827), son of

- Alexander Joyce (1715-1778), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass

JOYCE LINE 4

- Van Elliott Joyce (1947-2002), son of

- Mary Jane Joyce (1925-1996), daughter of

- Mamie Florence Joyce (1903-1977), daughter of

- John David Douglas Joyce (1856-1936), son of

- David Crockett Joyce (1822-1895), son of

- John "Coon" Joyce, Jr (1783-1865), son of

- John "Coon" Joyce, Sr (1750-1814), son of

- Thomas Joyce (1718-1782), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass

JOYCE LINE 5

- Van Elliott Joyce (1947-2002), son of

- Mary Jane Joyce (1925-1996), daughter of

- Mamie Florence Joyce (1903-1977), daughter of

- John David Douglas Joyce (1856-1936), son of

- David Crockett Joyce (1822-1895), son of

- Elizabeth Joyce (1789-1873), daughter of

- Elijah Joyce (1752-1804), son of

- Alexander Joyce (1715-1778), son of

- Thomas Joass (1685-UNK), son of

- William Joass