Eugene Herman Lambdin was born on 4 March 1920, the son of Walter “Watt” Davis Lambdin and Maude Lambdin. Brother of Margaret Lambdin.
Died 20 April 1945
Buried at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 439

Private First Class
106th Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division

PFC Lambdin was initially buried at the 96th Division Cemetery in Okinawa.

A Chattanooga infantryman, Pfc. Eugene H. Lambdin, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Lambdin, 3603 13th Avenue, was killed in action against the enemy in Okinawa April 20, the War Department informed his parents on July 7. He was a member of the 195th Infantry and had been overseas since March, 1942. Employed by the Paine Plumbing and Heating Company on Construction work at Fort Oglethorpe prior to entering army duty in September, 1941, Pfc. Lambdin received training at Camp Wolters, Tex., and at Camp Ord, Calif. He is survived by his parents and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Lambdin Grover, of 3603 13th Street.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 March 1920
  • Date of death: 20 April 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 106th Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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