Littell, Howard Dayton, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1543-Infantry Heavy Mortar Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 1543, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1940 - 1944

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
South Amboy
Last Address
265 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy, NJ

Casualty Date
Jun 04, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Christ Church Cemetery - South Amboy, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
D-Day FallenWorld War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1944, D-Day Fallen
  2004, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
  1944-1944, 1543, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
  1944-1944, 1543, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
 Additional Information

Last Known Activity
Lt. Littell served with Hq (Mortars) Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He had originally been with G Company.
 

  

Comments/Citation
He had entered the Army on 16 September 1940 at New Brunswick, New Jersey, serving with the New Jersey National Guard.

   
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