Howard W. Elrick
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Howard W. Elrick was born in Massachusetts on October 10, 1925.
He enlisted in the Judge
Advocate General's Department of the Army Reserve on February 9,
His home of residence was listed as Somerville, Middlesex County, Masachusetts and his civilian occupation
was listed as newsboys. He had completed one year of High School and
was separated with dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Elrick was killed in
action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 2, 1944.
Howard W. Elrick 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 Massachusetts on May 13, 1948.
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park
Section B Lot 59 Grave 3
Grave marker for Howard W. Elrick
Photo by Logan Post VFW 6800 from the Find A Grave website
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