Private Fred Henson was born 8 June 1919, at Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky. He enlisted at Barbourville on 5 August 1940, with Company C, 149th Infantry. He was inducted into federal service 18 January 1941, with his company.
Henson died 8 December 1944, and is buried at the Mayhew Cemetery, Barbourville, Kentucky.
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