Newel A. Hurt
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Newel A. Hurt was born in
Missouri on September 2, 1918. He was drafted into the Army
on June 29, 1944 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. His home of residence was listed as
Mountain Grove, Texas/Wright Counties, Missouri and his civilvian occupation was listed
as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was married.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Hurt was killed in
action in Germany near the town of Schwirzheim
on March 4, 1945.
GLOBE (MO), FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1949, PAGE 23
BODIES OF 26 WAR DEAD BEING RETURNED
REMAINS WERE VETERANS KILLED IN EUROPEAN THEATERS DURING WORLD WAR II
Bodies of 2,918 Americans who lost their lives during World War II, including 26 from the Joplin district,
are being returned to the United States from Europe aboard the United States army transport Malta Victory,
the department of the army announced yesterday.
Those being brought back to this country originally were interred in temporary military cemeteries in Northern France,
Holland and Luxembourg.
Following is a list of bodies being returned, with the next of kin also named:
Private Newel A. Hurt, army; Eliga Hurt, Mountain Grove route 5.
from the Find A Grave website
Newel A. Hurt was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Missouri in 1949.
Plot: NE Orig. 321-8
Grave marker for Newel A. Hurt
Photo by bill from the Find A Grave website
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