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S/Sgt Howard C. Cripps

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S/Sgt Howard C. Cripps

Birth
New York, USA
Death
16 Dec 1944 (aged 38–39)
Luxembourg
Burial
Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Plot
Section F ~ Row 16 ~ Grave 49
Memorial ID
56280381 View Source

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

Bio & Family Links by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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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

Bio & Family Links by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Inscription

SSGT 112 INF 28 DIV NEW YORK


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56280381
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56280381/howard-c-cripps: accessed ), memorial page for S/Sgt Howard C. Cripps (1905–16 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56280381, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .