Private First Class Hugh P. Rains was the son of George Rains and a resident of Clinton, TN. He was killed in action on July 17, 1944. Pvt Rains was returned from Blosville-Carentan in France.
Private First Class Rains was laid to rest at the U.S. National Cemetery in Knoxville on May 25, 1948, B, 6671. He was buried with military honors under the direction of Veterans of Foreign Wars.