STRUNK, Howard M

Click here to return to the overview. Do you have more information about and/or photos of this soldier, please contact us then by sending an email to

STRUNK, Howard Max

Servicenumber: 15063858




STRUNK Howard M 02


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,, – WWII Enlistment Record, - 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,
Photo source: – Wayne & Diane King


This website is a project by the Dutch non-profit organization Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (Foundation United Adopters American War Graves). It is the foundation's mission to give a face to the names of the U.S. WWII soldiers buried in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.


Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven
Loonsevaert 21
5171 LL Kaatsheuvel
Nederland (The Netherlands)

If you would like to support our work, please consider making a donation.