Bonner, Hobert Blake, T/4

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Last Primary MOS
400-Tabulating Machine Operator
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Technician Fourth Grade


One Service Stripe



Four 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
Davis
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 14, 1998
 
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Memorial Park - Cumberland, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Post 11Dept of Dist of Col.
  1945, American Legion, Post 11 (President) (Frederick, Maryland) - Chap. Page
  1945, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of Dist of Col. (Deceased Member (Honor Roll)) (Temple Hills, Maryland) [Verified] - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
FREDERICK,MARYLAND -- Mr. Hobert Blake Bonner, 79, who resided at 2500 Driftwood Court, Frederick, died on Thursday, May 14, 1998, at the Citizens Nursing Home. He was the husband of Mrs. Betty M. Davis Bonner for 52 years.

Born at Davis, W.Va., July 3, 1918, Mr. Bonner was a son of the late S. Victor and Kate Teter Bonner.

Mr. Bonner was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, W.Va., earning his degree in microbiology. He served with the United States Army during World War II in Europe, and was part of the D-Day invasion forces on Normandy Beach, France.

He had been employed at Fort Detrick for 20 years, and later followed by employment at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission for 12 years as a microbiologist, retiring in 1983.

He was a member of the Francis Scott Key Post #11, American Legion, a member of the John R. Webb Post V.F.W., and the Knights of Pythias, Mountain City Lodge #29, and the NARFE. He volunteered many hours for the Meals on Wheels in Frederick.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Duke Bonner, and wife, Carol, Knoxville, John Bonner, and wife, Vicky, Keedysville, and William C. Bonner, Knoxville; four grandchildren, David Bonner, Michael Bonner, and wife, Doris, Melissa Bonner and Nathan Bonner. Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Opal Bosley, Hanover, Pa., Ruby Schaeffer, Silver Spring, Howard L. Bonner, Rockville, and Curtis M. Bonner, Canaan Valley, W.Va. He also leaves behind many friends and the wonderful staff at Citizens Nursing Home.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Maysel Gaynor, Alta Sterner and Pauline Morris.

The family will receive friends at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 Church St., on Sunday, May 17, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Etchison Memorial Chapel of the funeral home on Monday, May 18, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Wendell McClellan, pastor of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Gapland, will officiate. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Park, Cumberland.
   
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T/4 HOBERT BLAKE BONNER ENTERED THE U.S. ARMY ON 11 MAY 1942. HE SERVED IN EUROPE WTH THE 5TH MACHINE RECORDS UNIT (MOBILE) FROM 17 NOVEMBER 1943 UNTIL 16 NOVEMBER 1945. T/4 BONNER WAS HONORBLY DISCHARGED FORT MEADE, MARYLAND ON 20 NOVEMBER 1945.
   

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Carbine
Rifle

 
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
Davis and Elkins College
  1946-1950, Davis and Elkins College
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