Fred August King was born 5 May 1922, son of Thomas Clemmie King and Sarah Cordelia Hickman. He died 4 July 1944 in France.
Buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Cleveland, TN

The Cleveland Herald, July 28, 1944
Mr. and Mrs. N.C. King, Cleveland, Route 3, received a telegram from the War Department stating that their son, Pvt. Fred A. King, was killed in action in France, July 4. Pvt. King is believed to have landed in France with the first invasion forces. He entered the service November 29, 1942, and went overseas last March.
He is survived by his parents, four brothers, Pvt. Clay V. King, of Camp Gordon, Ga.; Earl King of Cleveland; Alvin Kin of Bradley county and Pvt. William A. King somewhere in England; and four sisters, Ollie, Lucille and Lola King, who reside with their parents, and Mrs. Lynn Mooneyham, of Cleveland.

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  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 May 1922
  • Date of death: 4 July 1944
  • County: Bradley
  • Hometown: Cleveland
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Hillcrest Cemetery, Cleveland, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Top Panel
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