Born 17 October 1921
Died non Battle 22 November 1944
Buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

182nd Engineer Combat Battalion, Company B

Enlisted on June 11, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Mother: Rachel L. Sotherland
Grandmother: Mary E. Diggs
Uncle: Fred H. Harvey
Siblings: Mildred R. Sotherland, Frances M. Sotherland, Dorothy C. Sotherland

The Knoxville Journal, November 26, 1948
Pvt. Fred H. Sotherland, age 23 of 201 Sheridan Street, was killed in action in Italy November 22, 1944. He professed christianity at the age of 14 and attended Lonsdale Baptist Church. He was a student of Stair Tech High School in grade 11. He was a member of Company B., 182nd Engineer Battalion. Survivors: mother, Mrs. Rachel L. Sotherland; sisters, Mrs. E.L. Miller and Mrs. Ralph H. Lynch of Knoxville.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 October 1921
  • Date of death: 22 November 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 182nd Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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