Private First Class Francis W Lathan

Name Francis W Lathan
Rank Private First Class
Army Serial # 39722754
State California
Date of death 1944-12-15
Plot, Row, Grave A, 16, 22
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Unit 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Francis Wesley Lathan was born 25 Oct 1912 in Norton Kansas and his nickname was Buck. He died in combat near Gurzenich Germany, 15 December 1944. His grandson Wes, who has provided the picture and information, has traced the Lathan line back to the line of the Latham's of which Capt William Latham, commander of Ft. Griswold during the Battle of Groton Heights was a part of.
Grave Soldier
Francis W Lathan (39722754) Francis W Lathan (39722754)

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