Private Charles R. Finnell, US Army, was assigned to the 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. The 28th Division was cleaning out the Colmar pocket of resistance on 1-5 Febuary 1945, and then crossed the Rhine River on the 6th of February at the Rhone-Rhine Canal.

Private Finnel died on the 6th of February 1945. He is interred at the Epinal-American Cemetery, France, A,41,26. Awards include the Purple Heart Medal.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 January 1916
  • Date of death: 6 February 1945
  • County: Bradley
  • Hometown: Cleveland
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Top Panel
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