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Pvt Howard Benedict Hicks

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Pvt Howard Benedict Hicks

Birth
Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
Death
28 Nov 1944 (aged 32)
Germany
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Plot E, Row 8, Grave 12
Memorial ID
56299749 View Source

Combat Organization: 279th Engineers Combat Battalion.

Pvt Howard Hicks had the dangerous job of clearing out mine fields so the infantry could attack in the area. On November 28th, he was helping to deactivate a mine field in advance of the 84th Division and he stepped on a Schu (Shoe) mine and was killed instantly. The location was outside of the town of Beck, Germany.
RE: Laura Phillips

Combat Organization: 279th Engineers Combat Battalion.

Pvt Howard Hicks had the dangerous job of clearing out mine fields so the infantry could attack in the area. On November 28th, he was helping to deactivate a mine field in advance of the 84th Division and he stepped on a Schu (Shoe) mine and was killed instantly. The location was outside of the town of Beck, Germany.
RE: Laura Phillips

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Kentucky.


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