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 • Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
 • Margraten
 • Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
 • Limburg
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PFC Reuben Preston Mims
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Birth: 1924
Chilton County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1944, Netherlands

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Private First Class Mims (Serial #34810433) served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Co Hq2
Second Battalion

His Army enlistment date / place was:
June 25, 1943
Fort McClellan, near Anniston, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland during World War II

He was awarded the:
Purple Heart

His civilian occupation was:
Textile worker

He was a resident of:
Chilton County, Alabama
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Reuben Farley Mims (1894 - 1970)
  Doshia Weldon Mims (1901 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Aurelia Mims Grissom (1920 - 2002)*
  Reuben Preston Mims (1924 - 1944)
  Marjorie Nell Mims McGee (1928 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: Plot P / Row 1 / Grave 9
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55903832
PFC Reuben Preston Mims
Added by: Des Philippet
 
PFC Reuben Preston Mims
Added by: Don J
 
PFC Reuben Preston Mims
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Added by: Des Philippet
 
 
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country, Private Mims! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: May. 28, 2011
Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as he understood it. He suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died. Rest in peace, Private First Class Mims.
- Don J
 Added: Jul. 14, 2010

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 12, 2010
 
 
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