Sunday, July 17, 2016

PFC Eddie Wayne Frye

PFC Eddie Wayne Frye was born 21 Apr 1916 in Lucketts, Virginia (Loudon County) to Joseph Howard and Carrie Bell (McGolerick) Frye, one of 10 children. 

Assigned to F Company 116th Infantry.  According to the morning report he was probably serving with the unit on D-Day. He was killed in action 17 Jul 1944.  At his funeral (in 1948) it was said that he was killed by a sniper in a peach orchard.  He is buried in the Furnace Mountain Presbyterian Cemetery in Lucketts, Virginia. 

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