Staff Sergeant Theodore Hackenberg

Name Theodore Hackenberg
Rank Staff Sergeant
Army Serial # 36112402
State Michigan
Date of death 1945-04-05
Plot, Row, Grave F, 18, 3
Cemetery Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, Google Maps
Unit F Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks S/Sgt Hackenberg is in the book Service Record World War II Fowlerville and Howell that was produced by the American Legion posts in Howell and Fowlerville, MI shortly after the war. The following is quoted from the book.

Theodore Hackenberg trained at Camp Sheridan, Illinois, transferred to Seattle, Washington, then to Dutch Harbor, Aleution Islands and on to Adak, Alaska. His service caused the loss of taste and smell. His service caused the loss of taste and smell. Returned to the U.S. for treatment. Transferred to infantry at Camp Haan, California to Camp Howze, Texas, joined the 9th Army in Europe. Was one of the first to cross the Rhine. Wounded April 4, 1945 and died on the 5th.

Information and picture provided for by Doug Thacker.
Documents - Morning report January 17, 1945, F Company, 331st IR
Grave Soldier
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