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PFC John Howard Andes

PFC John Howard Andes

Birth
Death 15 Dec 1944 (aged 20)
Germany
Burial Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 10341954 · View Source
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John Howard Andes, son of Mr.and Mrs. M. E. Andes entered the Army March 21, 1944, sailed for overseas in October, spent 2 months in the ETO, fought with Ninth Army in Battle of Belgian Bulge, was killed in action in Rotgeu, Germany on Dec 15,1944.
(Courtesy of Janelle Foster)


PLAN SERVICES FOR JOHN H. ANDES AT GRAVESIDE

Graveside services were scheduled for this afternoon for John H. Andes, first Clovis area repatriated overseas casualty to be returned for burial.

Andes' body, accompanied by T-Sgt. Rollin W. Hood, a member of the Second Field Artillery Battalion, Ft. Sill, Okla., arrived in Clovis Tuesday morning and was transported to Portales in a Wheeler Mortuary vehicle.
Veterans of Clovis and Portales service organizations were on hand at the railroad station in Clovis when the flag-draped casket was taken off the west bound train.

Rites were to be conducted today by the Rev. Ernest Wheeler at the Benson cemetery near the ranch home where the young man grew up.

Young Andes was killed Dec. 15, 1944 in the Battle of the Bulge, after having been in the Army only nine months and overseas only two months.
(Courtesy of Erick Ackerman, Topeka, KS)


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  • Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
  • Added: 18 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10341954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John Howard Andes (19 Sep 1924–15 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10341954, citing Benson Cemetery, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Gore Locke (contributor 46616313) .