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Sergeant Paul F. Heuston

B Company

745th Tank Battalion

Attached to: 1st Infantry Division


Sergeant Paul F. Heuston
Serialnumber: 33019040
B Company, 745th Tank Battalion
1st Infantry Division

Home: Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania
Born: 16 December 1915
Entered service on: 1 May 1942
Death: 9 October 1944
Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart



Paul Fay Heuston is born on Dec, 16, 1915 at Roaring Spring, PA He was the son of Leroy B. and Erma Heuston and lived on 430 Sugar Street. Paul has four brothers, Wilbert, Leland L., Albert D. and Tharon Fred.

Paul was married to Cleo Margaret Latshaw on Oct, 28, 1939. They lived on 611 South Street at Roaring Spring.

He entered the service on May, 01, 1942 and trained at Camp Campbell LA and Fort Knox KY and left overseas service to France on D-Day with the 1st Army.

Paul tried to join the service 4 different times and they wouldn’t take him because he had flat feet. Of course when the draft came they took him right away.

Before entering the service he was employed by the Dier Bolt Lock and Safe company in Canton, O.

Paul was wounded on action in France on Aug. 15, 1944 and returned to duty on Aug, 24, 1944 . For this he was awarded the Purple Heart.

On Oct. 09, 1944 he was wounded received in action and died on that day in Germany, near Verlautenheide .

Paul is buried on Oct. 12, 1944 at Henri- Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium. Plot: J, Row 5, Grave 92. He is re-buried on his last place of rest on Jun, 29, 1948 at Plot: A, Row 9, Grave 16.

Thanks to
Fred and Marge Heuston , brother and sister in law
Barbara Ann Field , niece
Sharon Merritts , Blair County Genealogical Society

He is buried on American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle, Belgium: Plot A, Row 9, Grave 16

Paul F. Heuston on Fields of Honor Database



Paul F. Heuston

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