|Birth: ||May 24, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1945|
Howard Leroy MacArthur, 22, of eastern Geary county was killed in action in France March 6, it was reported here today. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel B. MacArthur, of Alta Vista, route one.
The MacArthur family could not be reached by telephone today, but it was understood the War Department message was recieved last Thursday or Friday.
Howard MacArthur was born on May 24, 1923, and he entered the armed forces on March 27, 1943.
Born in Liberty township, Geary Co. KS
Sergeant, 262nd Infantry Regiment, 66th Infantry Division, US Army. Inducted March 27, 1943 Geary County, Kansas. When he died his unit was involved in reducing the Lorient Pocket in Brittany, one of the last German holdout positions in western France. Awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart
Died near Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, France
Daniel Burr MacArthur (1894 - 1977)
Vida Lillian Anderson MacArthur (1895 - 1987)
Chester Andrew MacArthur (1921 - 1999)*
Howard Leroy MacArthur (1923 - 1945)
Wilma Pearl MacArthur Clark (1924 - 2016)*
Donald H. MacArthur (1926 - 2012)*
Ivan C. MacArthur (1928 - 1952)*
Eleanor Louise MacArthur (1934 - 2006)*
Note: Entered the service from Kansas
Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de la Manche
Plot: Plot J Row 10 Grave 6
Created by: W MacArthur
Record added: Oct 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9640030
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