Kight, Henry Jack, Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
766-Radio Operator, High Speed, Manual
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 766, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Thomas
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 05, 1988
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CORPORAL HENRY JACK KIGHT WAS EMPLOYED AS A SERVICEMAN OF COIN OPERATED MACHINES BEFORE ENTERING THE USAAF ON 18 JULY 1942. HE ATTENDED RADIO OPERATOR SCHOOL AT CAMP CROWDER MISSOURI BEFORE BEING SENT TO NORTH AFRICA ON 8 FEBRUARY 1943. CPL KIGHT WAS ASSIGNED TO HQ & PLOT COMPANY 562ND SIGNAL AIRCRAFT WARNING BATTALION. THE 562ND WAS ATTACHED TO THE 62ND FIGHTER WING OF THE 12TH TACTICAL AIR COMMAND, 12TH AAF. CPL KIGHT SERVED IN EUROPE UNTIL 4 OCTOBER 1945 WHEN HE RETURNED STATESIDE AND WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED ON 23 OCTOBER 1945 AT FORT MEADE MARYLAND. HENRY KIGHT PASSED AWAY IN THOMAS WEST VIRGINIA ON 3 MAY 1988. 
   
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Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
USAAF 12th Army Air Force
  1942-1945, 766, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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