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Pvt Curtis Ellis Hartzog

Pvt Curtis Ellis Hartzog

Lawrence County, Mississippi, USA
Death 30 Oct 1944 (aged 34)
Burial Silver Creek, Lawrence County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 42516541 · View Source
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Mississippi Private Field Artillery, WWII - Entering the military on Sep 2, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, he was assigned to Battery B, 440th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Armored Division. Pvt. Hartzog sacraficed his life near Behelp, Netherlands (Holland). This engagement was known as The Battle of The Canals.

Columbian Progress

Hartzog Remains To Be Returned Friday Morning

A telegram to the family of the late Curtis E. Hartzog from the War Department announced that the remains of their son is due to arrive in Foxworth Friday morning at 8:10 a.m. from the Graves Registration Divison in Memphis.
This is the second of this section's war dead of World War II to be returned for burial. Charlie T. Oxner, the first to be returned was buried last week.

article sumitted by Shirley Fortenberry Ramshur

The Prentiss Headlight
Jefferson Davis Co., MS
November 27, 1947

Pvt. Curtis E. Hartzog Buried at Silver Creek

The Funeral of Curtis Ellis Hartzog, age 34, Private, Field Artillery, was conducted from the First Methodist Church of Silver Creek on last Friday with Rev. Jones, his pastor, assisted by Rev. Moody, officiating.

Pvt. Hartzog enlisted in the service on Sept. 1, 1943, and met his death in Holland in action on Oct. 30, 1944.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Agnes Jolly Hartzog; father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hartzog, Silver Creek; sisters, Mrs. S. J. Garner, Carson; Damie Ruth Hartzog and Eva Dale Hartzog, Silver Creek; brothers, W. H. Hartzog, Denham Springs, La.; George, Thomas and Alvin Hartzog, Silver Creek; and grandfather, C. N. Wilson, Silver Creek.

Military rites were performed by the Ceremonial Squad of Post No. 43, American Legion, D. H. Price, Commander, with the following Legionaires as active pallbearers: Joseph Magee, Howard Barnes, Lynn Buckley, Johnnie Dewitt, Ingram Foster, Jr. and Carroll Mikell.

Interment was in the church cemetery.

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  • Created by: Ann Berry McNair
  • Added: 29 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42516541
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Curtis Ellis Hartzog (2 Oct 1910–30 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42516541, citing Silver Creek Methodist Cemetery, Silver Creek, Lawrence County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ann Berry McNair (contributor 47146355) .