Herbert Hook MALLOW

“Herbie”

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE35881239
AGE33 yo
DATE OF BIRTH13 november 1911
ETATOHIO
FAMILY

Married: Mary Kathryn

Parent: Simon Peterson & Ida Mae Hook MALLOW
 

 Siblings:  Olive, Ralph O. & Lois E.

RANKPrivate
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTThe Eavey Company in Xenia, OHIOOH
DATE of ENLISTEMENT28 december 1943
 COMPANYCompany A
REGIMENT116th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION29th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH27 août 1944mallow herbert h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBattle for Brest, FINISTÈRE
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
K118
DECORATION

Purple Heart

   European African Middle Eastern Campaing Medal

American Campaign Medal

World War II Victory Medal

Combat Infantryman Badge

Photo FDLM

EAMECampaign

american campaign medal

victory medal

combat infantryman badge

 

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STORY

PVT Herbert Hook MALLOW was born 13 Nov 1911 in Xenia, Ohio.

He was the youngest of 4 children born to Simon Peterson and Ida May (Hook) Mallow. The family farmed. "Herbie" attended Central High School in Xenia. He worked as an expressman and a salesman at Eavey Company in Xenia.

On 11 Jan 1940 he married Mary Kathryn Belt, also of Greene County, Ohio. They would have a son in October 1941.

Herbert was drafted in December 1943 and took his initial training at Camp Blanding, Florida. He was sent to the European theater arriving on 16 Jun 1944.

On 7 Aug 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry. He was again transferred on 14 Aug 1944 this time to A Company 116th Infantry.

PVT MALLOW was wounded on 27 Aug 1944 and evacuated to hospital but died of his wound(s) that same day.

PVT MALLOW rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery and has a cenotaph at Woodland Cemetery in Xenia, Ohio.

His wife would remarry. Their son, Richard, passed away in 2010. 2 grandchildren survive.

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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAbmc.gov - Findagrave.com - Honorstates.org - Ancestry.com - 116thregimentrollofhonor.blogspot.fr - JF Pellouais
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