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Pvt Herbert F Chinn
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1912
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1944, France

Pvt. Herbert F. Chinn, 31, husband of Mrs. Pauline Chinn,
220 South Clinton street, was reported officially killed in
action July 28 somewhere in France according to word
received by his wife Saturday, August 19, from the War
Department.
Chinn was inducted into the service August 24, 1943, and
received his infantry training at Camp Shelby, Miss. He was
sent overseas April 25, 1944 and was first stationed
somewhere in England and later in France.
On August 7, Mrs. Chinn received a letter from her husband
July 27, telling her that he had been in released from the hospital. The following
day he was killed in action.
In his letter, Pvt. Chinn, a former Fairmont Jockey, told his wife that he prayed
every night that this war would end soon, and that he thanked God for the power
that he had given him to carry on so that he might return home safely. He
pointed out that know he knew just how much the Bible really meant to him and
his pals, and his greatest desire was for her to read the Bible
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Frederick Chinn (1884 - 1920)
  Annie R Shifflet Chinn-McCurdy (1888 - 1935)
 
 Siblings:
  Wayne Andrew Chinn (1909 - 1988)*
  Wayne A Chinn (1909 - 1988)**
  Lois R Chinn Cline-Sanders (1911 - 1993)*
  Herbert F Chinn (1912 - 1944)
  Alfred R Chinn (1914 - 1964)*
  Margaret Chinn Bricker (1917 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Entered the service from Illinois.
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56643213
Pvt Herbert F Chinn
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Pvt Herbert F Chinn
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A Company 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
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