Pvt Howard Dahms

Pvt Howard Dahms

Birth
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Oct 1944 (aged 20)
Peleliu, Palau
Burial Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5533478 · View Source
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+ DAHMS, Howard, PFC - 1st Platoon, A Company, 710th Tank Battalion, 81st Inf. Div. - One of four tank crewmen who, along with Capt. H.W. Jone Jones of the 7th Marine Regiment, were killed on Oct. 18, 1944 when their Sherman hit a mine or unexploded shell on Hill 210, Bloody Nose Ridge while directing fire at enemy caves. To this day, the tank lies in place where it was hit. On Sept. 15, 2000, a memorial plaque embossed with the names of PFC Dahms and his fellow crewmen was dedicated at the tank site.


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  • Created by: donna smith
  • Added: 11 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5533478
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Howard Dahms (22 May 1924–18 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5533478, citing Forest Hills Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by donna smith (contributor 46486601) .