Tuesday, February 28, 2017

PVT Claud R. Goins

PVT Claud R. Goins was born in Garrad County, Kentucky on 31 Aug 1923 the first born of Robert and Elizabeth (Gallagher) Goins. His father farmed.

Claud was drafted in July 1944 and sent to Europe.  On 15 Feb 1945 he was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry.  PVT Goins was killed in action on 28 Feb 1945 in the vicinity of Otzenrath, Germany.

PVT Goins is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.

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