Thursday, July 28, 2016
PVT Herbert Frederick Chinn
PVT Herbert Frederick Chinn, b. 10 Sep 1912 - d. 28 Jul 1944. Son of John Frederick and Annie R (Shifflett) Chinn in Beltsville, MD. He married Pauline Bessie Collins in 1933 and worked as a jockey before being drafted in 1943. He was assigned to A Company 116th Infantry 28 Jun 1944, sick and to the hospital on 21 Jul 1944 and returned to his unit to be KIA. He is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.