Saturday, September 3, 2016

PFC Charles Harry Boone

PFC Charles Harry Boone was born 22 Dec 1912 in Stockton, California to Franklin Henry and Wilhelmena Freidarika (Schmidt) Boone.  His father farmed. His mother was a German immigrant. Charles married Helen Lenora Bucholtz on 17 Nov 1934.  They had one daughter, Delores Ann, who died in infancy. In 1940, Charles was working as a teamster and reported making $1200 in 1939.

Charles was assigned from the replacement depot to G Company 116th Infantry on 9 Aug 1944.  He was killed in action on 3 Sep 1944.

PFC Boone was repatriate in 1949 and now rests forever in the Turlock Memorial Park in Turlock, California.

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