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Sgt Harold E Bessette
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1921
Vermont, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1943

Bessette lot

Front:
Harold E Bessette
Co H 172nd Inf Regt 43rd Div
Killed in Action in the South Pacific

Back:
Carlton C Bessette
wife: Frances Laroe
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Info below provided by: Russ Pickett

Harold served as a Sergeant, 172nd Infantry, 43rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Franklin County, Vermont prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Vermont National Guard on February 24, 1941, prior to the war, in Saint Alban's, Vermont. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.

Harold was "Killed In Action" in New Georgia, Solomon Islands during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 20150991

Vermonters Who Gave Their All
 
 
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 Parents:
  Carlton Clifford Bessette (1900 - 1989)
  Frances Laroe Bessette (1897 - 1993)
 
 Siblings:
  Clayton Clifford Bessette (1919 - 1992)*
  Harold E Bessette (1921 - 1943)
  Carolina Ester Bessette Trudeau (1928 - 1998)*
  James M. Bessette (1930 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Saint Albans
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Aug 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21077651
Sgt Harold E Bessette
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Sgt Harold E Bessette
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Sgt Harold E Bessette
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 Added: Jan. 3, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014
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