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Capt John White Herstine

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Capt John White Herstine

Birth
Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
12 Sep 1944 (aged 27)
China
Burial
Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Section I
Memorial ID
53213349 View Source

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).

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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Cenotaph, see #87227011


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