Harold B Walker


Name: Harold B Walker

First Name(s): Harold B
Last Name: Walker

Place of birth: Ohio, Hamilton Cnty, Cincinnati

Rank: Cpl
ASN: 35659771
Company: B Btry
Unit: 591st FAB 106th ID

Reported as: MIA ► POW
Date of incident: 16-12-1944
Place of incident: Winterspelt area (G)

noteCpl Harold B Walker is mentioned in The History Of The 591st Field Artillery Battalion written by 2Lt Howard D Crank.
Recorded POW on December 17, 1944 and was captured in Stalag XII-A to IX-B Limburg an der Lahn, Hessen-Nassau, Germany.

His storyIn the early morning of December 16, 1944 at Winterspelt, Germany, German Troops succeeded in driving a wedge into the Regimental Area. 1st Battalion 424th Infantry was committed to fill the gap. In the see‑saw battle in this area Capt Edward Chateauneuf, liaison officer with the 1st Battalion, and his wire man, Pvt Harold Schnaringer, were captured. Later in the day Lt John D MacKinnon, B Battery Forward Observer, Cpl Harold B Walker and Pvt Frank Carey of the Battery were also captured. 

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POW record


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