|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1909|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1944|
Truman Adelbert Berry, WHS Class of 1926, buried in Whitehall cemetery, 12/11/1909--11/25/1944. Technician 5th grade. Sister of Mrs. Carroll Watson, Cardwell Basin, father was L. A. Berry. Was a student in Dillon Normal college, 2/1927.
On the Dillon Normal football team 9/1928
On the honor roll at Dillon 7/1929.
Plays center on Dillon Normal team 10/1929
Teaches Iliad, 9/1930 (near Big Sandy)
Grad of Dillon Normal, comes from the Pipestone Bench area, 6/1930.
Drafted 3/21/1942, goes to Ft. Missoula.
Basic training is at Camp Cooke, CA, now a corporal, Medical Detachment of 46th infantry reg., on desert maneuvers, temperture is 140 degrees--9/1942.Camp Cooke, teaching illiterates 2/1943.
Medical Dept. in France, still Corp. 8/1944
Tech. 5th grade, awarded bronze star for heroic service.
Killed in action, somewhere in Germany 11/15/1944. 36 years old, serving with the first army, Medical Corps. There is a letter in the Jefferson Valley News to Mrs. Watson from James Gibbons who was with Truman when killed, at Hurtgen Forest, one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Pays him a fine tribute. Body shipped home, services held in Whitehall 11/21/1947.
Loumus A. Berry (1876 - 1958)
Alma Martin Berry (1877 - 1958)
Mildred Sylvia Berry Watson (1906 - 2003)*
Truman Adelbert Berry (1909 - 1944)
Plot: Truman Berry
Created by: Judy Howard
Record added: Jan 09, 2009
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