Private Harold Hughlett

Name Harold Hughlett
Rank Private
Army Serial # 36839034
State Wisconsin
Date of death 1944-12-10
Plot, Row, Grave H, 6, 24
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Role MOS 745 Rifleman
Unit A Company, 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Harold Hughlett was born to John Thomas Hughlett and Clara Louisa Crockett Hughlett on July 28, 1916, Waukesha, WI. He was married to Lois Eleanor Welch Hughlett on December 30, 1939. They had 2 children John Thomas 'JT' born Sept 28, 1941 and Anne Marie born July 30th, 1943 (Anne Marie was born a couple days after Harold shipped out for WWII).

The family has it recorded Harold died at the Battle of the Bulge on December 10, 1944. However, After Action Records for the 83rd Division, 330th Infantry Regiment show that the 10th of Dec was a day of fighting that took many lives, while the 330th fought to take the town of Strass, during the long and bloody battle in the Hurtgen forest, Germany.

Harold's brothers/sisters: (top is oldest * Harold was between Earl and Clara)

  • Mary Mahala Hughlett Sedlacek
  • Robert Hughlett
  • Rose Hughlett Tunnell
  • James Bertran Hughlett
  • John Edward Hughlett
  • Earl Hughlett
  • Clara Florence Hughlett Schuyler
  • Charles Arthur Hughlett
Information and picture generously provided for by Jay Blue.
Documents - Morning report December 17, 1944, A Company, 330th IR
- Morning report December 17, 1944, A Company, 330th IR
Grave Soldier
Harold  Hughlett (36839034) Harold  Hughlett (36839034)

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