¹

 

Donald E. Humbert

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/27/1944

 

 

Donald E. Humbert was born in York County, Pennsylvania on April 9, 1925. He was drafted into the Army
on July 24, 1943 at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed as
Manchester, York County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed as
Skilled Occupations In The Manufacture Of Miscellaneous Products. He had completed
grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protesant.

Prior to entering the Army, Humbert was employed at the American Wire Fabrics corporation, Mt. Wolf.
Humbert received basic training at Camp Hood, Texas. He arrived in England in March 1944
and was assigned to the 22nd Infantry. ¹

Private First Class Humbert was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 27, 1944.

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
Plot E Row 6 Grave 14

 

     

Grave marker for Donald E. Humbert

Photo by Des Philippet
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

¹ From the Fields of Honor website

 

 

 

 


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