Thursday, September 8, 2016

PVT Loyd Atwood House

PVT Loyd Atwood House was born 11 Dec 1922 in Jesamine County, Kentucky to Clifton and Clara (Walker) House. The family farmed.

Loyd was working as a farm hand when he was drafted in January 1944. After training as an infantryman, Loyd was sent to Europe and on 14 Aug 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to F Company 116th Infantry.  PVT House was killed in action on 8 Sep 1944.

PVT House was repatriated and is buried in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Loyd's brother Hansel made the army a career (1948-1975) serving as a motor sergeant and a CWO in Vietnam and is also buried at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

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