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Sgt John Hilton Foard, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1910
Marshallton
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1944
Lazio, Italy

Age 34

Son of John Hilton Foard, Sr. and Anna E. Frist Foard who resided on Washington Avenue, Marshallton, Delaware.

John served as a Staff Sergeant with the 141st Infantry, 36th Division, Fifth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 13, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" by German sniper fire while serving with a Commando Unit near Rome, Italy.

He had served in the Army for two years and one month at the time of his death. He was decorated with the African Invasion Ribbon, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32267558 
 
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 Parents:
  John Hilton Foard (1869 - 1943)
  Anna Elizabeth Frist Foard (1878 - 1964)
 
 Sibling:
  Hilda Foard (1905 - 1924)*
  John Hilton Foard (1910 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Delaware
Staff Sgt 141 Inf 36 Inf Div
World War II
 
Burial:
Kings Assembly of God Church Cemetery
Marshallton
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Apr 05, 2010
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 1, 2010
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