Arnold Worthington was born around 1919 and resided at Franklin county at the time of his enlistment. He enlisted on 18 January 1941 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. Killed in Action 8 August 1944. He was the son of Joseph (Joe) W. Worthington and Minnie E. Hall. Brother of Ralph J. and Frances J. Worthington.
1940 Census, age 19
Lodger at home of Dr. John Henry Flatt & Susan Flatt
working at sawmill in Sherwood [Franklin County, Tennessee]
Application for Headstone
Serial No. 34013411
117th Inf. Regt.
Date of Death Aug 8, 1944
Signed for tombstone Joe W. Worthington 7/9/1949
Smyrna Cemetery, Dayton, Tenn.
Battle for Saint-Barthélémy
- Rank: Private
- Date of death: 8 August 1944
- County: Rhea
- Hometown: Dayton
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Smyrna Cemetery, Dayton, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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