Arthur Benjamin Houston was the son of William Lillard Houston and Alice Elizabeth Williams. He was married with Vergie Lee Dills.
He was killed in action in France. He entered the service on January 23, 1940 and has been serving overseas since February, 1944.

The Knoxville Journal, March 26, 1949
Pvt. Arthur B. Houston, of Loudon, age 21. He volunteered in the service Jan. 23, 1941. He served in the117th Infantry, Thirtieth Division, and was killed Aug. 31, 1944. Survivors: mother, Mrs. W.L. Houston; sisters, Mrs. Colman Patrick of Mississippi, Mrs. Ernest Smith of Michigan, Mrs. Bessie Miller, Philadelphia, Tenn., Mrs. Harold McKinley of Loudon; brothers, Bil Houston, Vonore; Robert and Eugene of Loudon.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 26 September 1922
  • Date of death: 31 August 1944
  • County: Loudon
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Corinth Cemetery, Loudon, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
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