Howard W. Thompson

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/21/1945

 

 

Howard W. Thompson was born in 1908. He was drafted into the Army on December 10, 1943.
His home of residence was listed as Austin, Potter County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation
was listed as Drivers and chauffeurs, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor. He had completed grammar school
and was single with dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Thompson was killed in action in Germany, west of the Prm river, on February 21, 1945.

 

Howard W. Thompson was originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium in Block F Row 7 Grave 153 and his remains were later
transferred and buried in Henri-Chapelle, most likely in 1948 when the temporary
cemeteries were shut down.

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Lige, Belgium
Plot G Row 1 Grave 26

 

     

Grave marker for Howard W. Thompson

Photo by Des Philippet
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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