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SSgt Paul L Poole
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Birth: 1917
Frederick Junction
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1944, Germany

The News, Frederick, MD, June21, 1944
CPL. PAUL L. POOLE, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Poole, near Araby Church, has been reported slightly wounded in France on June 9, his parents learned Tuesday night.

Cpl. Poole was attached to the Twenty-Ninth Division and had been stationed in England some time before the start of the invasion of France.
The News, Frederick, MD, August 19, 1944
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Poole, Frederick Junction, have received their third telegram from the War Department telling them of the wounding of one of their sons. Sgt. Paul Poole, wounded in the D-Day invasion, has once more been hospitalized after being slightly wounded a second time on August 1, on the Normandy front.

Meanwhile his brother, Cpl. Samuel T. Poole, who on August 3 was reported as seriously wounded in action in France, has been brought to this country and is now in a hospital in Richmond, Va., where his family hopes to visit him Sunday.
Nothing has even been learned of the nature of his injuries.

The telegram from the War Department received Friday by Mr. and Mrs. Poole was preceded several days earlier by a letter form Sgt. Poole. He stated that he had a leg injury but he expected to be out of the hospital again in a couple weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Poole have two other sons in the service.
The News, Frederick, MD, December 16, 1944
Twice wounded in Normandy, Staff Sergt. Paul L. Poole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Poole, near Araby church, is now reported missing in action, his parents were advised in a War Department telegram received Friday night. The parents were informed that he has been missing in Germany since November 27.

Slightly wounded on June 9 in the invasion of Normandy, S/Sgt. Poole quickly recovered to return to duty. Again on August 1, he was wounded on the Normandy front. On both occasions his wounds were described as slight.

Sergt. Poole is one of four brothers in service. Cpl. Samuel T. Poole was seriously wounded in France on June 23 and has been hospitalized in this country for the past several months.
The News, Frederick, MD, July 6, 1945
Recently it was reported that Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Poole were notified that their son, Staff Sgt. Paul L. Poole, missing in Europe since November, was dead.

Sgt. Poole was reported in December as missing in Germany since November 17. Notification of his death came after a six month period elicited no further information concerning him, it was reported. He was unmarried and about 27 years of age.

Sgt. Poole, with the 29th Division, had been twice wounded before he was reported missing. He was slightly wounded June 9 in the invasion of Normandy and August 1 he was wounded again on the Normandy front. Both wounds were slight.
Family links: 
  Charles Edward Poole (1880 - 1969)
  Emma Gertrude Young Poole (1884 - 1957)
  William Alfred Poole (1909 - 1970)*
  Martin Leroy Poole (1913 - 1995)*
  Paul L Poole (1917 - 1944)
  Elsie Mae Poole Bartgis (1922 - 2010)*
  Warner M Poole (1924 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Maryland.
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Maintained by: Cari Aiken
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56302800
SSgt Paul L Poole
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