Monday, November 21, 2016
SSG Frederick Arnold Fines
SSG Frederick Arnold Fines, b. 11 Jun 1920 - d. 21 Nov 1944. Son of Henry Frederick and Agnes Rebecca (Rose) Fines of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Drafted in February 1942, he was ultimately assigned to E Company 116th Infantry. He appears to have made the landing on D-Day, was wounded by shrapnel in the buttock, was later sent to the hospital and dropped from the rolls. He was returned to the unit on 21 Oct 1944 and killed a month later. He now rests in New Hope Cemetery in Stafford County, Virginia.