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S/Sgt. John Hilton Foard Jr.

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S/Sgt. John Hilton Foard Jr.

Birth
Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
17 Jun 1944 (aged 34)
Lazio, Italy
Burial
Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
50665099 View Source

John served as a Staff Sergeant with the 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Fifth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 13, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" by German sniper fire while serving with a Commando Unit near Rome, Italy.

He had served in the Army for two years and one month at the time of his death. He was decorated with the African Invasion Ribbon, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32267558

Son of John Hilton Foard, Sr. and Anna E. Frist Foard who resided on Washington Avenue, Marshallton, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

John served as a Staff Sergeant with the 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Fifth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 13, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" by German sniper fire while serving with a Commando Unit near Rome, Italy.

He had served in the Army for two years and one month at the time of his death. He was decorated with the African Invasion Ribbon, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32267558

Son of John Hilton Foard, Sr. and Anna E. Frist Foard who resided on Washington Avenue, Marshallton, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


Inscription

Delaware
Staff Sgt 141 Inf 36 Inf Div
World War II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 50665099
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50665099/john-hilton-foard: accessed ), memorial page for S/Sgt. John Hilton Foard Jr. (3 Feb 1910–17 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 50665099, citing Kings Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .