Thomas, Howard E., Pfc

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 745, 2nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1944

Private First Class


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Martinsburg
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 13, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Brittany, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
F, 11, 18

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment2nd Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 745, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1944, 745, 2nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 Operation Halyard (POW Rescue)
  1944-1944 European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS HOWARD E. THOMAS SON OF EVA M. HICKS OF MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE ON 13 AUGUST 1944. PFC THOMAS SERVED WITH 38TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 2ND INFANTRY DIVISION.
   
Comments/Citation

Howard E. Thomas

Private First Class, U.S. Army

38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: West Virginia
Died: 13-Aug-44
Buried at: Plot F Row 11 Grave 18
Brittany American Cemetery
St. James, France
Awards: Purple Heart
   
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