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PFC Howard Thompson Black
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Birth: 1923
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1945, Germany

Son of Joseph Henry Black and Cora M. Thompson Black.

Howard, who resided at 2407 Lamotte Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private First Class as a pathfinder in the Headquartes Company, 513th Paratroop Infantry, 17th Airborne Infantry, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed by the Railroad and as being Single, without dependents.

He "Died Of Wounds" received in an Airborne jump over Wesel, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and two months at the time of his death.

Service # 32488166
 
 
Note: Entered the service from Delaware.
 
Burial:
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: Plot E Row 3 Grave 6
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56296817
PFC Howard Thompson Black
Added by: Row Walker
 
PFC Howard Thompson Black
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PFC Howard Thompson Black
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513th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He gave his life that we might live free. RIP.
- Row Walker
 Added: Sep. 16, 2009
Awarded the Purple Heart!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Dec. 11, 2005
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Dec. 11, 2005
 
 
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