Grave marker for Herbert E. Kilgore in Section Q Site 1740, Fort Logan
National Cemetery, Denver (Denver county), Colorado.
Herbert enlisted in the Army at Los Angeles, CA on 27
Due to missing Morning Reports, the date of his
arrival in the 508trh is unknown. However, he does appear in
Company E on 23 February 1943 when he was listed as sick in quarters for
Om 16 March 1943 he was sent with a work detail on
detached service from Fort Benning, GA to Camp Mackall, NC, undoubtedly
to prepare the site where the regiment would encamp in April. He
returned to the company on 25 March.
Pvt Kilgore was transferred to Service Company on 11
May 1943 and then transferred to the 541st PIR on 16 August 1943.
Although nothing further is known of his career in trhe Army, his
grave marker indicates that he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.