Saturday, August 27, 2016
PVT Herbert Hook Mallow
Herbert was drafted in December 1943 and took his initial training at Camp Blanding, Florida. He was sent to the European theater arriving on 16 Jun 1944. On 7 Aug 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry. He was again transferred on 14 Aug 1944 this time to A Company 116th Infantry. PVT Mallow was wounded on 27 Aug 1944 and evacuated to hospital but died of his wound(s) that same day.
PVT Mallow rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery and has a cenotaph at Woodland Cemetery in Xenia, Ohio.
His wife would remarry. Their son, Richard, passed away in 2010. 2 grandchildren survive.