Monday, August 8, 2016

PVT Harry Sherman Cochran

PVT Harry Sherman Cochran was born 6 May 1923 in Gilfoyle, Pennsylvania to Orie Clinton and Ella Mae (Barr) Cochran.  Orie was a truck driver. Ella Mae died in 1943. 

When drafted in March 1943 Harry was working in glass production.  Harry was sent overseas in July 1944 and on 17 Jul 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry.  PVT Cochran was killed in action on 8 Aug 1944. 

PVT Cochran was repatriated in 1948 and is buried in the North Forest Cemetery in Marienville, Pennsylvania.

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