Themes with Henry Howard Houston II

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1895/04/05 Henry Howard Houston II is born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Born
1895/07/00 After the deaths of both his wife and his father, Samuel F Houston closes Brinkwood and moves with his son and two daughters to Druim Moir, the nearby estate of his mother. Home Druim Moir Historic District Philadelphia
1912/00/00 Henry Howard Houston II graduates from Chestnut Hill Academy. Education Wissahickon Inn Philadelphia
1916/05/00 Henry Houston graduates from the University of Penn and enlist in Battery C of the First Field Artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard. In the summer, he is sent to the Texas and New Mexico borders in response to Pancho Villa's raids from Mexico. Education
1917/01/08 Houston volunteers with the American Field Ambulance Service. He is attached to section 12, stationed near Verdun, 9 July 1917. Vocation Verdun Forts Circuit Verdun
1917/04/05 Under fire when performing his duty to pick up wounded soldiers from the trenches, the 132nd French Infantry awards Henry Houston the Croix de Guerre for gallantry under fire. Military
1917/05/00 In early May, Houston is selected as one of the first group of 15 men sent to be trained at the French Officer's School in Meaux. Training
1917/08/00 After the US enters the war, Henry resigns his commission in the French army and joins the 53rd Field Artillery Brigade, 28th Division, Pennsylvania National Guard. He returned to the US and received training as an aerial observer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Military Fort Sill Fort Sill
1918/00/00 Early in 1918 Houston returns to France as a staff member of the 53rd Field Artillery Brigade, commanded by General William Price. Military
1918/08/18 After volunteering to provide instruction on the liaison between the air forces and batteries at the front, 1st Lt Henry Howard Houston of the US Field Artillery, 28th Division, is killed by shell south of Arcis-le-Ponsart. He was buried Suresnes, Seine. Died
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