Francis Harold Ellingwood

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/03/1944

 

 

Francis H. Ellingwood was born in Andover, Oxford County, Maine on December 4, 1920. He was drafted
into the Army on May 16, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. His home of residence was listed as Franklin
County, Maine, and his civilian occupation was listed as Glaziers. He had completed four years
of High School and was married in 1940. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Ellingwood was killed in action in Germany on December 3, 1944, the last day of the 22nd Infantry's
participation in the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, just as the Regiment was being relieved.

 

 

Newspaper article article by Ben York from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Francis H. Ellingwood was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Maine.

Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Rangeley
Franklin County
Maine, USA

 

Grave marker for Francis H. Ellingwood

Photo by Eliz from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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