Fred Killion was born 25 October 1914 to Leonidas Granville Killion and Essie A. Adams.
PFC Killion was killed in action in Belgium on 25 December 1944.
Buried at Warrensburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
Private First Class
318th Infantry, 787th MP Battalion, Company C
The Knoxville Journal, February 11, 1945
Pvt. Fred M. Killion, 30, son of Mrs. Essie Killion of Warrensburg, was killed in action Dec. 25 in Belgium, the War Department has informed his mother. Private Killian was previously reported missing in action on that date. He entered the Army in December, 1942, and went overseas in December, 1943, to become attached to a military police outfit. A letter from his chaplain to his mother stated that Private Killion was buried in a national cemetery in the province of Lorraine, France, with a protestant chaplain officiating at the ceremonies. He has two brothers in service, one of whom is overseas.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 25 October 1914
- Date of death: 25 December 1944
- County: Greene
- Hometown: Warrensburg
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 318th Infantry, 787th MP Battalion
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Warrensburg Methodist Church Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Top Panel
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