Eugene Harbour Finch was born on 4 January 1919 at Calhoun, Georgia to James Columbus Finch and Byrdie Nell Finch.
He Died of Wounds 18 December 1944 in France
30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Seventh Army, Company B
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 13 January 1945
Previosly reported wounded in action in France Dec. 4, Pfc. Eugene H. Finch, husband of Mrs. Byndie N. Finch, 416 South Seminole Drive and son of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Finch, 4332 Ohls Avenue died in that country Dec. 18 from wounds received in action with an infantry unit.
Formerly employed by the J.G. Elliot Grocery Company, Pfc. Finch, infantryman, had been awarded the Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge and had been presented the European Theater of Operations Ribbon for meritorious service in connection with military operations in Europe. He went overseas in July, 1944. He was the brother of Cpl. William Finch, stationed at Newport, News, Va.; Mrs. C.E. Scheivelhed, Cloud Springs Road, and Mrs. Roy Dutton, 405 45th Street.
His body was returned to the United States for burial in Forest Hill Cemetery in April 1948.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 4 January 1919
- Date of death: 18 December 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, European Theater of Operations Ribbon
- Burial/Memorial Location: Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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