Howard B. Moltz, World War II CasualtyPorter County Data on World War II Casualties . . . .

Howard B. Moltz
Technician Fifth Grade
Date of Birth: 1907
Date of Death: June 29, 1944
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
Cause of Death: Killed in Action
Date of Enlistment: April 23, 1943
Hometown: Valparaiso

Newspaper Notices:

H. Moltz Is War Victim In France

Tech. 5-C Howard Moltz, 36, pf Valparaiso was killed in action June 29, while serving in France with the artillery of the U. S. Army. His father, Fred Moltz, owner of the Vail Jewelry company, received the word today in a telegram from the war department.

Moltz attended Valparaiso high school and was employed as a traveling representative for the McGill Manufacturing company at the time of his induction a little over a year ago.

Most of his training was done in the summer of last year at Camp Bowie, Texas. He had been overseas about eight months.

Moltz has two brothers now in the armed forces. Richard, who is with the infantry in France and Robert, who is in the ground crew division of the Army Air force, somewhere in the Pacific area.

He resided at 257 Michigan avenue, Valparaiso with his wife who is now living with her sister in Flushing, N. Y.
Source: The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana; August 3, 1944; Volume 18, Page 1, Column 5

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Information abstracted and transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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