Reuben Lot Killian was born at Sale Creek, Tennessee, the son of Joseph Bennett Killian and Hettie Ary Rogers.

Reuben Killian was initially buried at Fratelle Cemetery at Fratelle, Italy and reburied at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy, I

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 30 June 1944
Pvt. Reuben L. Killian, son of Mrs. Hettie Killian of Sale Creek, has been missing in action with the infantry in Italy since May 26, the War Department informes his mother. The missing infantryman was valedictorian of his graduating class at the Sale Creek High School in 1943, and entered the service in September, 1943. He is the brother of Josephine Killian of Sale Creek, and Rodney Killian, with the armed forces in England, and is a nephew of Fred Rogers of Sale Creek.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 February 1925
  • Date of death: 12 May 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Sale Creek
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 350th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Bottom Panel
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