Busboom

 

Pfc. Milton William Busboom


Born: 7 September 1919 - Chicago, Illinois

Parents: William H. Busboom & Caroline Niehoff-Busboom

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 1911 South Sixth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Garfield Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1937

Occupation: Shipping Clerk - American Can Company

Married: Arlene Nauertz - 22 September 1942

Residence: 16 North Seventh Street - Maywood, Illinois

Inducted:

    - 28 May 1942

        - U. S. Army

Serial Number: 36713827

Training: 

    - Camp Clairborne, Louisiana

    - Camp Houze, Texas  

    - Fort Meade, Florida

Unit: 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division

Engagements:

    - Omaha Beach, Normandy

        - landed after invasion - 18 June 1944

            - saw first action on 27 June 1944 south of Carentan, France

    - Luxembourg

    - Siegfried Line

    - Battle of the Bulge

        - unit entered the battle on 23 December 1945 attacked at Rochefort, Luxembourg

Killed in Action:

    - 15 January 1945 - Belgium

        - shrapnel from mortar fire

Buried:  

    - Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery - Henri-Chapelle, Belgium

        - Plot: A  Row: 9  Grave: 34

Medals: Purple Heart


 


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