Pvt Howard Schlincke Owens

Pvt Howard Schlincke Owens

Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 21 Dec 1944 (aged 35)
Burial Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 53853020 · View Source
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Son of George H. Owens and Dora Howard Owens.

Husband of Mary S. Allen Owens.

Howard, who resided in Laurel, Delaware, served as a Private with Company L, 306th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on March 19, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, without dependents. He therefore married after enlistment.

He was "Killed In Action" on Leyte, Philippine Islands while trying to assist a comrade during the war.

He had served in the Army for two years and nine months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32260593

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 18 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53853020
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Howard Schlincke Owens (23 Jul 1909–21 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53853020, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .