Huntleys In The Military


Purple Heart

Byron Austin Huntley

Born

26 May, 1919 at East Machias, Maine
Enlisted at Bangor, Maine

Died
26 August, 1997 at Houston, Texas
Buried in: Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Augusta, Maine

Military Service

U.S. Army  World War II
Enlisted as a Private on 15 January, 1941

Units

103rd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division

Highest Rank

Corporal

Medals/Awards


Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal,  Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Campaign Medal (probably others)

Remarks

Fought in the Pacific Theatre. In the Philippines, Wake Island, Guam. Wounded in action.  Received the Purple Heart.
(Remarks from the World War II Memorial Website)
Enlistment information from the National Archives.