Thursday, December 1, 2016
PFC Charles William Quinlin
Charles was drafted in October 1943. After completing his basic military training PVT Quinlin was sent to the European theater. On 9 Aug 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to D Company 116th Infantry as a machinegunner. On 9 Oct 1944 he was promoted to PFC. PFC Quinlin fought with the unit until 1 Dec 1944 when he was killed in action.
PFC Quinlin was repatriated in 1949 and re-interred in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Brooksville, Kentucky.