Howard Oscar Romines was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was the son of George W Romines and Ina Elizabeth Parker and brother of Anna Romines, Albert Romines, Ruth Romines, George Romines, and Raymond Romines. He married Pauline Gladys Cobb. He enlisted on October 23, 1943, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Pvt Romines was returned from Pietramala-Mt. Beni in Italy. He was buried on December 2, 1948, in Knoxville National Cemetery (Section B, Plot 6582)

361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division, Company I

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, January 20, 1945
Pvt. Howard O. Romines, 117 North Bertrans Street, was killed in action Dec. 26 in Italy, his family have been notified. He was 27. Pvt. Romines, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Woodbine Avenue, attended Park City Junior High School and was an employe of Jefferson Woolen Mills for eight years prior to induction. He was sent overseas Dec. 3, 1943. His wife, Mrs. Pauline C. Romines, lives at the Bertrand Street address.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 January 1917
  • Date of death: 26 December 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
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