Private First Class George E. Fine

PFC Fine

World War II

US Army
99th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
Service Number: 39693176
Born: 1923
Inducted: February 3, 1942
Killed in action June 21, 1945 in Philippines
Buried: Plot F, Row 3, Grave 13,
  Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

Purple Heart

Son of Luther and Bertha Friend Fine of Akron. Husband of Mrs. Leona Fine of California.


Manila AC
Photo by Manila AC ABMC staff


Thursday July 12, 1945 The Akron News-Reporter

A telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. Luther Fine Monday morning, stating that their son George had been killed in the Pacific area.


Saturday July 21, 1945 Tulare Daily Advance Register, Tulare, California

Geo. Fine is Killed in Action

Mrs. Leona Fine of Pixley, has received word that her husband, Pfc. George E. Fine, was killed in action on Luzon Island, June 21, 1945.

Fine was 22 and had entered the army February 3, 1942. He was in the 99th Field Artillery Battalion of the First Cavalry Division. He had served for 25 months in the south Pacific, including Australia, New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Samar, Leyte and Luzon.

Fine is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther R. Fine, Akron, Colo. Two brothers, Ralph and Harry, reside in Pixley. Clyde, another brother, is living in Akron, Colo. Two other brothers are in the armed forces, Frank on Okinawa and Elery in Germany.


Credits:

Newspaper photo donated by Mrs. Ola Willis.

Advance Register clipping donated by the Sequoia Genealogical Society.


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