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 Truman Adelbert Berry

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Truman Adelbert Berry

  • Birth 11 Dec 1909
  • Death 15 Nov 1944 Hurtgen, Dürener Landkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Burial Whitehall, Jefferson County, Montana, USA
  • Plot Truman Berry
  • Memorial ID 32788751

Truman Adelbert Berry, WHS Class of 1926, buried in Whitehall cemetery, 12/11/1909--11/25/1944. Technician 5th grade. Sister of Mrs. Carroll Watson, Cardwell Basin, father was L. A. Berry. Was a student in Dillon Normal college, 2/1927.
On the Dillon Normal football team 9/1928
On the honor roll at Dillon 7/1929.
Plays center on Dillon Normal team 10/1929
Teaches Iliad, 9/1930 (near Big Sandy)
Grad of Dillon Normal, comes from the Pipestone Bench area, 6/1930.
Drafted 3/21/1942, goes to Ft. Missoula.
Basic training is at Camp Cooke, CA, now a corporal, Medical Detachment of 46th infantry reg., on desert maneuvers, temperture is 140 degrees--9/1942.Camp Cooke, teaching illiterates 2/1943.
Medical Dept. in France, still Corp. 8/1944
Tech. 5th grade, awarded bronze star for heroic service.
Killed in action, somewhere in Germany 11/15/1944. 36 years old, serving with the first army, Medical Corps. There is a letter in the Jefferson Valley News to Mrs. Watson from James Gibbons who was with Truman when killed, at Hurtgen Forest, one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Pays him a fine tribute. Body shipped home, services held in Whitehall 11/21/1947.


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  • Created by: Judy Howard
  • Added: 9 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32788751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Truman Adelbert Berry (11 Dec 1909–15 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32788751, citing Whitehall Cemetery, Whitehall, Jefferson County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Judy Howard (contributor 46806026) .