SSgt Howard C Cripps

SSgt Howard C Cripps

Birth
New York, USA
Death 16 Dec 1944 (aged 38–39)
Luxembourg
Burial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot F Row 16 Grave 49
Memorial ID 56280381 · View Source
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Howard served as a Staff Sergeant in the 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided at 286 Irondequoit Street, Sea Breeze, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 18, 1941, prior to the war, in Syracuse, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a routemen and also as Single, without dependents.

Howard was wounded on August 3, 1944 during fighting in France and later returned to his unit.

He was later "Killed In Action" during action in Luxembourg.

He was awarded the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster.

Service # 32039271

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Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56280381
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Howard C Cripps (1905–16 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56280381, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .