Howard enlisted at Greensburg, PA on 6 January 1943 and
became a member of Hq 3rd, 508 PIR.
Pvt Bell was
appointed to the grade of T/5 on 7 April 1944 but little else is
recorded of his service after that.
Based on the items included in the grouping above he
participated in two campaigns and was wounded once. His photo
indicates that he was a member of the Honor Guard in Frankfurt, Germany.