Capt John White Herstine

Capt John White Herstine

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Death 12 Sep 1944 (aged 26–27)
Burial Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section I
Memorial ID 53213349 · View Source
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Son of Alvin Wilson Herstine and Blanche Herstine. Husband of Sarah Buchanan Herstine. John, who resided at 2707 North Broom Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Captain with the Infantry, U.S. Army during World War II. He was "Killed In Action" at Tengchung, China serving as an Infantry Training Office commanding Chinese Troops in the Chine-India-Burma theatre. He had served the Army for two years and eight months at the time of his death and was decorated with the Legion of Merit.

John also has a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery (#87227011).


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In Memory of Our Son - Killed in Action in China


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  • Created by: Tom Myers
  • Added: 3 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53213349
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John White Herstine (1917–12 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53213349, citing Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .