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