Wednesday, April 5, 2017
PFC Reese Philip Black
Drafted in August 1943, after his training he was sent overseas. We don't know when he was assigned to B Company 116th Infantry. The first mention in the morning report is 1 Nov 1944 where it is noted that he has an "old injury". On 17 Nov 1944 he went to hospital for treatment of that injury. On 29 Nov 1944 he returned to duty with B Company. He was promoted to PFC on 16 Mar 1944. PFC Reese was killed in action of 5 Apr 1945.
PFC Black is buried in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Trenton, New Jersey. Marian apparently remarried and had other children.