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S/Sgt Thomas L Humber

S/Sgt Thomas L Humber

137th Infantry Regiment - Company E

S/Sgt Thomas L Humber was born September 29, 1922 in Fayette, Alabama. He registered for the draft June 30, 1942 and was inducted into the Army on January 9, 1943 at Fort McClellan Alabama. He served in Company E, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. He was wounded in action 2 times. The first time was on September 12, 1944 during a crossing of the Moselle River in the vicinity of Nancy, France. After recuperating from his wounds, he rejoined the 137th Infantry Regiment on October 1, 1944. At that time, they were engaged in heavy fighting in the Gremecey, Forest in the vicinity of Nancy, France. He was wounded again on January 4, 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge in the vicinity of Villers-La-Bonne-Eau, about 5 - 6 miles south of Bastogne, Belgium. He was discharged from the Army in October 1945. Thomas Lloyd Humber passed away December 9, 2015. He is buried at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Fayette, Alabama.


Fayette County Times, Fayette, Alabama, January 18, 1945

Thanks to S/Sgt Humber's grandson, Ken Loh II, for these photographs.

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