James C. Rainey
KIA, 25 January 1945, Luzon
Son of Tilman and Hazel Rainey

He had been overseas 14 months, leaving the states November 19, 1943. He was stationed on New Guinea first, then was transferred to Luzon Island in the Philippines. Before entering the service Rainey was employed by Tennessee Eastman Corporation. He trained at Camp Kilmer, N.J., and Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

He is buried in Turner Cemetery, Bell County, Kentucky.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 September 1921
  • Date of death: 25 January 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 43rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Turner Cemetery, Bell County, KY
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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