Tuesday, November 22, 2016

PFC Julius Everett French

PFC Julius Everett French was born 16 Sep 1910 in Elk Point, South Dakota to Robert and Ethel Ardel (Harkness) French.  The family farmed. In 1930 both Julius and his father were working odd jobs to support the family.

When drafted at the end of September 1942, Julius was living in Snohomish, Washington and driving for a living.  Julius was sent overseas and on 24 Oct 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to E Company 116th Infantry.  PFC French was killed in action on 22 Nov 1944.

PFC French was buried in Netherlands American Cemetery.

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