|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1921|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1943|
Harold E Bessette
Co H 172nd Inf Regt 43rd Div
Killed in Action in the South Pacific
Carlton C Bessette
wife: Frances Laroe
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
Carlton Clifford Bessette (1900 - 1989)
Frances Laroe Bessette (1897 - 1993)
Clayton Clifford Bessette (1919 - 1992)*
Harold E Bessette (1921 - 1943)
Carolina Ester Bessette Trudeau (1928 - 1998)*
James M. Bessette (1930 - 2003)*
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Aug 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21077651