Francis Harold Ellingwood
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Francis H. Ellingwood was born
in Andover, Oxford County, Maine on December 4, 1920. He was
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
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.
Grave marker for Francis H. Ellingwood
Photo by Eliz from the Find A Grave website
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