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Pfc. Howard Thompson Black

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Pfc. Howard Thompson Black

Birth
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Death
26 Mar 1945 (aged 21)
Germany
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Section E ~ Row 3 ~ Grave 6
Memorial ID
56296817 View Source

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, at the time of his enlistment, 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

Son of Joseph Henry Black and Cora M. Thompson Black.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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, at the time of his enlistment, 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

Son of Joseph Henry Black and Cora M. Thompson Black.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56296817
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56296817/howard-thompson-black: accessed ), memorial page for Pfc. Howard Thompson Black (12 Oct 1923–26 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56296817, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .