Wednesday, October 5, 2016

PVT Angus Paul Floyd

courtesy of Des Philippet
PVT Angus Paul Floyd was born 20 Jan 1918 in Buffalo Gap, Texas to David Jackson and Lily Myrtle (Hodges) Floyd. His father was a barber and a railroad brakeman.  In 1940 Angus was working as a pharmacist and his mother was working as a "saleslady".  The family's reported income for 1939 was $665 for David, $720 for Lilly, and $690 for Angus and they lived in Pecos, Texas.

After entering the service he was sent overseas and on 3 Sep 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to L Company 116th Infantry.  PVT Floyd was killed in action on 5 Oct 1944. 

PVT Floyd is buried in the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery

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