Grant Marx Howe
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Grant M. Howe was born in Eugen,
Lane County, Oregon on October 4, 1919. He was drafted
into the Army on July 16, 1942 at Tacoma Washington. His home of residence was listed as
Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington. He had completed four years of High School
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
His brother Robert Langston Howe died while serving aboard the U.S.S. Wasp on September 16, 1943.
Staff Sergeant Howe was killed
in action in France near Gonneville, during the
attack against Cherbourg on June 24, 1944.
Grant M. Howe was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block D Row 8 Grave 160 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot F Row 4 Grave 13
Grave marker for Grant M. Howe
Photo by Frogman from the Find A Grave website
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