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PFC Jack Hand

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PFC Jack Hand

Birth
White Deer, Carson County, Texas, USA
Death 20 Jan 1945 (aged 19)
Belgium
Burial Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA
Plot K-32
Memorial ID 30667127 View Source
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Pfc. Jack Hand Was Killed in Action in Belgium

Word has been received that Pfc. Jack Hand was killed in action in Belgium on January 20.

A telegram from the War Department came to his parents Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hand, who are now living northeast of Amarillo. The family formerly lived southeast of Canyon.

Jack entered the army on March 17, 1944. He was inducted through the local board. After 17 weeks of training in Camp Roberts, Calif., he was shipped to England in September of last year.

Jack was 19 years old Nov. 11, 1944.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hand; four sisters, five brothers, and two grandmothers, Mrs. Mary Smith and Mrs. M. E. Hand.

He had been a student at W. T. high before induction.

The Canyon News – February 15, 1945

Service No. (ASN): 38692242


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Texas 393 Inf 99 Inf Div WW II


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  • Created by: David Sifford
  • Added: 18 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30667127
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/30667127/jack-hand : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Jack Hand (11 Nov 1925–20 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 30667127, citing Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by David Sifford (contributor 46564332) .