Howard W. Thompson
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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 Prüm 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.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot G Row 1 Grave 26
Grave marker for Howard W. Thompson
Photo by Des Philippet
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