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PFC Howard Thompson Black

PFC Howard Thompson Black

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Mar 1945 (aged 21–22)
Germany
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot E Row 3 Grave 6
Memorial ID 56296817 · View Source
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Son of Joseph Henry Black and Cora M. Thompson Black.

Howard, who resided at 2407 Lamotte Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private First Class as a pathfinder in the Headquartes Company, 513th Paratroop Infantry, 17th Airborne Infantry, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed by the Railroad and as being Single, without dependents.

He "Died Of Wounds" received in an Airborne jump over Wesel, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and two months at the time of his death.

Service # 32488166


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56296817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Howard Thompson Black (1923–26 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56296817, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .