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(courtesy of "CRob")

Grave marker for Horton W. Newmark in Plot: 30 A, 294 of the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside (Riverside county) California.

Horton enlisted in the army at New York City, NY on 4 November 1942.  He was assigned to Hq Hq and participated in the jump into Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

Pfc Newmark was wounded in France on 7June 1944.  Following more than three months of hospitalization he returned to duty but was not deemed fit for combat.  He was transferred to the service Company and remained in the base camp for the remainder of the war

Following the end of hostilities, men were shipped home based on a points system.  Pfc Newmark was released from service on 7 November 1945, three years and three days after his enlistment.

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