[courtesy of Joy Ann Strasser]
Grave marker for Harold S. Coddington
in Plot 18, Site1506, Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton
(Suffolk county), New York.
Harold registered for the draft in Goshen, NY on 1 July 1941 and was
inducted into the Army at Camp Upton, Yaphank, NY on 10 February
On 6 August 1943 Pvt Coddington was
transferred from the Parachute School, Fort Benning, GA to Hq 2nd,
508 PIR. Less than a month later he was listed as "from
Detached Service to transferred" but with no indicated destination.
Coddington was listed in the WWII Hospital Admission
Card Files as having been wounded by the blast effects of an
artillery shell in December 1944. He was released to duty in