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PFC Harold W. Hooper

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  • Hometown/City: TX
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    Harold Wright Hooper
    104th Division, 1st Battalion, 413th Regiment, Company C, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Squad

    B. April 1, 1922 (Sat. 4:30 pm)
    Timpson, TX, Rt2 Bx21
    D. Nov 2, 1944 - Standaarbuten, Holland
    Age when KIA, 22y 7m 1 d
    Buried: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Liege, Belgium, 6 Nov 1944
    Body Repatriated, Forrest Park Cemetery, Houston, April 22, 1948
    (Timberwolf artifacts rmcagg@gmail.com)

    1. 1938-39 - Milby H.S.
    2. 1939 - Enlisted, Co. G 143 Infantry, National Guard, Houston Aug 39 - Camp Hulen, TX
    3. Nov 25, 1940 - National Guard Activated: ID 20808617
    4. 1940 - Camp Bowie, TX
    5. 1941 - Army Maneuvers, Louisiana
    6. Nov 1941 - Camp Bowie, Discharged due to vision
    7. 1941 - 1942 - Milby H.S.
    8. Dec 1942 - Drafted
    9. Feb 17, 1943 - Army active duty, ID 38416189
    10. April 12, 1943 - HQ Co. 1850 S.U. Admin Section, Barracks 1942, Camp Caffee, Ark
    11. 1943 - promoted to Private First Class
    12. June 1943 - (STAR), Army Specialized Training Unit (ASTU), no. 3803. LSU, Baton Rouge, L.A. June 21, 1943 - reduced to Private (all ASTP candidates were reduced administratively to rank of private.)
    13. June 1943 - (SCSU), Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP), no. 3218, Niagra University, NY, Co. B
    14. July 21, 1943 - promoted to 2nd Lt.
    16. Mar 18, 1944 - awarded Good Conduct Metal
    17. - ASTP program suspended suspended by Army, all candidates reduced to Private
    18. - Transferred to 104th division, Colorado Springs, promoted to Pfc.
    19. - August 1944 - Deployed to ETO: New York embarkation, Atlantic Crossing
    20. - Landed Cherbourg, France
    21. - Entered combat in Belgium, 24 Oct 1944; Battle of the Scheldt.
    22. Nov 2, 1944 - KIA near Standdaarbuiten, Holland. Night crossing of Mark River, “Battle of the Dykes"
    23. Nov 6, 1944 - Internment, Henry Chapel Cemetary, Belgium
    24. 1948 - Body repatriation to US

    James Hooper, Nephew