Newel A. Hurt

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/04/1945

 

 

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.

 

 

JOPLIN 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:

MISSOURI

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.

Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Mountain Grove
Wright County
Missouri
Plot: NE Orig. 321-8

 

Grave marker for Newel A. Hurt

Photo by bill from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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