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Corp Herbert William "Herbie" Prentice
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1925
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1953
Hamgyong-namdo, North Korea

Herbie was a veteran of WW II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Re-enlisted for the Korean Conflict and served with the 31st Regimental Combat Team,7th Infantry Division as a Heavy Weapons Crewman, was Missing In Action (MIA) 12 December 1950 at the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea and declared Killed In Action (KIA)on 31 December 1953. Brother of Freddy Jr, Lulu(Prentice) Paschal, Charles Prentice & Sarah (Prentice) Mullin and son of Frederick & Grace (Grindle) Prentice. His remains have, to date, not been recovered but his name is listed in the Punch-bowl Cemetery in Honolulu as well as a Korean War Memorial in Dayton, Ohio. I never got to meet him! 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick James Prentice (1903 - 1975)
  Grace Mae Grindle Prentice (1900 - 1965)
 
 Siblings:
  Frederick James Prentice (1919 - 1965)*
  Lulu Frances Prentice Paschal (1921 - 1976)*
  Sarah Jane Prentice Mullin (1923 - 2005)*
  Herbert William Prentice (1925 - 1953)
  Charles A. Prentice (1927 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: MIA North Korea
 
Created by: Bill Paschal
Record added: Oct 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59507366
Corp Herbert William Herbie Prentice
Added by: Bill Paschal
 
Corp Herbert William Herbie Prentice
Added by: Bill Paschal
 
 
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To my Uncle Herbie. Still trying to bring you home
- Bill Paschal
 Added: Nov. 11, 2012

- Taffy McGarry
 Added: Jul. 31, 2012
On this veteran's Day, I homor all of my family who have served. I miss you all.
- Bill Paschal
 Added: Nov. 11, 2011
 
 
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