FULL NAME:

Howard E. Columber

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

35030159

  • DATE OF BIRTH: May 30, 1906
  • DATE OF DEATH: July 28, 1944
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Logan, Hocking County, Ohio

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    March 13, 1941
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    23rd Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company F, 2nd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private (Pvt.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    Rifleman
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944), ✭ Northern France Campaign (25 July – 14 September 1944)

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Killed in action (KIA)
  • DATE:
    July 28, 1944
  • LOCATION:
    Near Saint Germain d'Elle, France
  • NOTES:
    Location: Deep structures of neck; ; Causative Agent: Artillery Shell, Other or Unspec to Blast, Fragments, Debris
HONORED BY:

Men of the 2nd Infantry Division

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File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

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Enlistment Date
Army Branch
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Occupation
Marital Status
Birth Date
Birth Place
Source Box Number
Source Film Reel Number
Conflict Period
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