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Busboom, PFC Milton W.

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PFC Milton William Busboom
Born: 7 September 1919 – Chicago, Illinois
Parents: William H. Busboom and 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
Selective Service: 16 October 1940
Contact Person: William H. Busboom – father
Inducted:
– 28 May 1942
– U. S. Army
Serial Number: 36713827
Training:
– Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
– Camp Houze, Texas
– Fort Meade, Florida
Unit: 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Engagements:
– Omaha Beach, Normandy
– landed after the invasion – 18 June 1944
– saw his 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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