Monday, December 5, 2016

PFC Millard J. Breaux

PFC Millard J. Breaux was born 4 Mar 1924 in Houma, Louisiana to Harry Etienne and Angele Corrine (Boudreaux) Breaux.  His father farmed sugar cane and vegetables for local sale. 

Millard had graduated from high school and was working as a sales clerk when he was drafted in March 1943. After his training as a medic Millard was sent overseas and on 14 Oct 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to Medical Detachment 116th Infantry.  He was killed in action by an exploding mine on 5 Dec 1944 as he attempted to evacuate wounded from a minefield near Hasenfeld, Germany.

PFC Millard is interred with his family in the Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery #2 in Houma, Louisiana.

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