STRUNK, Howard M

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STRUNK, Howard Max

Servicenumber: 15063858

 

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Age: 25
Born: 26 April 1919, Whitley City, Mc Creary County, Kentucky
Hometown: Cumberland Falls, Mc Creary County, Kentucky
Family: Charles E. Strunk (father)
Ora Strunk (mother)
Pearl T. Strunk (sister)
Charles E. Strunk (brother)
Eva T. Strunk (sister)
Wilbur Strunk (brother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 17 September 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Arnaville, France
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot C, Row 19, Grave 63
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc Howard M. Strunk enlisted in the Regular Army at Ft. Thomas Newport on 29 October 1940.

He attended 1 year of High School and was a miner before he enlisted.

He was first buried in the St.James Cemetery, St. James France.

Source of information: Leo Minne, www.abmc.gov, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - 1920 Census Kentucky Birth Index / U.S. Headstone and Interment Record for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreighn Soil 1942-1949 , A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry division in the ETO, http://www.joedemadio.com/5th-infantry-division/
Photo source: www.findagrave.com – Wayne & Diane King

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