2Lt Austin Vance Horner

2Lt Austin Vance Horner

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 5 Oct 1944 (aged 28–29)
Italy
Burial Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
Plot Plot G Row 13 Grave 15
Memorial ID 56364253 · View Source
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Son of Kenneth Austin Horner and Sarah Dahling Horner.

Husband of Betty Lee Burchard Horner.

Austin, who resided at 1408 Harrison Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant and line officer with the 109th Engineer Battalion, 34th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 6, 1941, prior to the war, in Trenton, New Jersey. He was noted as being a Teacher and as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" during an assult on the Gothic Line in Italy.

He had served in the Army for three years and nine months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # O1595581


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56364253
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Austin Vance Horner (1915–5 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56364253, citing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .